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​Uber-expensive: NYC passenger cops $16k bill for 6-mile taxi ride
No one expects a bargain in the Big Apple, but one Brooklyn resident had the surprise of her life when Uber tried to charge her over $16,000 for a taxi ride covering less than 7 miles (11km).

22.04.2015 12:19

Putin urges to fill Russian market with domestic food quickly
Russian President Vladimir Putin has tasked the new Agriculture Minister Aleksandr Tkachyov with strengthening the sector and solving import substitution goal quickly. Western food imports have been banned following the US and EU anti-Russia sanctions.

22.04.2015 10:28

If a Clinton were to marry a Bush, the US could cancel elections
With apologies to their respective spouses, if Jeb Bush’s son, George P. Bush, had married Chelsea Clinton, Americans could have spared themselves the spectacle of Election 2016 and saved billions of dollars.

22.04.2015 10:23

$75k income not enough to keep a third of US households from living paycheck-to-paycheck
A third of higher income Americans are living paycheck-to-paycheck, even when they earn $75,000 a year because they would rather spend money on eating out and experiences than save money for retirement, according to a new survey.

17.04.2015 16:19

The winners & losers of cheap oil – Bloomberg research
The dramatic 50 percent decline in oil prices which started last summer had a relatively small impact on the global economy with 0.7 percent GDP growth worldwide, the IMF estimates. However, cheap oil has affected major economies differently.

16.04.2015 09:16

The ‘too difficult’ box: Britain’s pre-election charades sidestep all the key questions
Is it laziness? Ignorance? Or have Britain’s political parties and the London media conspired to turn Britain's 2015 general election into a dreary series of rehearsed arguments?

15.04.2015 13:40

Ukraine makes $30mn gas advance payment, enough till mid-April – Gazprom
Gazprom has received an advance payment of $30 million from Ukraine’s Naftogaz to cover supplies of Russian gas until mid-April, according to Gazprom spokesperson Sergey Kupriyanov.

03.04.2015 08:16

Oil reverses losing streak as Iran nuclear talks extend beyond deadline
Oil prices started to rise following early losses on Wednesday as Iran and the six world powers failed to meet the nuclear agreement deadline. Brent is up at $55.77 a barrel, on doubts Iran can unlock its oil reserves after years of western sanctions.

01.04.2015 07:27

​‘Mideast unrest causes oil spike, but it’s only temporary’
The risk of political instability in Saudi Arabia always goes along with a spike in the oil price as it has been the largest producer of crude oil in the world, Amir Handjani, lead director at RAK Petroleum, told RT.

27.03.2015 14:07

‘Ruble unstable for artificial reasons’
The US has created a belief that money would leave Russia, but money doesn’t flow out of countries that have extremely low debt and strong export earnings, Paul Craig Roberts, former US Assistant Secretary of the Treasury, told RT.

23.03.2015 11:01

‘New gold fix may invite more players into market’
Following the replacement of the archaic practice of gold fixing with a more transparent system, skeptics who were put off entering the gold market are now changing their minds, John Butler, CIO at Amphora Capital told RT.

20.03.2015 14:57

‘ECB injects billions into doomed to failure eurozone’
Instead of investing money into the real economy and helping those suffering in Southern Europe, the ECB is pouring money into financial markets to be used for further speculation, Ernst Wolff, economic journalist and author, told RT.

18.03.2015 11:56