Economia

Economia Asia stocks, US$ extend slide as US-North Korea tensions intensify
Author: 0 Asia stocks, US$ extend slide as US-North Korea tensions intensify

Early in the session, the dollar was supported by a report that showed US job openings surged to a record high in June. In a note sent to clients late on Thursday, the US bank predicted the single currency would rise to $1.25 in the first quarter of next year and reach parity with sterling for the first time.

Economia Pandora names former Sling TV executive its CEO
Author: 0 Pandora names former Sling TV executive its CEO

Pandora named an over-the-top TV executive its chief executive on Monday, ending a search that began in June when co-founder Tim Westergren stepped down for a second time . He departed a few weeks after satellite radio company Sirius XM bought a 19 percent stake in a strategic investment, gaining three board seats. In another move, Pandora added Michael Lynton to its board of directors.

Economia Jury sides with Taylor Swift in groping case, awards her symbolic $1
Author: 0 Jury sides with Taylor Swift in groping case, awards her symbolic $1

While she sought only a symbolic $1 in damages, Swift vowed after her legal victory to donate to "multiple organizations that help sexual assault victims defend themselves". After the verdict was announced, Swift hugged her mother and broke down in tears. By the time Swift took the stand Thursday, she was more than angry.

Economia US Retail Sales Jumped 0.6 Percent In July
Author: 0 US Retail Sales Jumped 0.6 Percent In July

In contrast, there was a 1.2% gain in building material sales and a stronger rebound in sales at miscellaneous retailers. Long-suffering department stores likewise showed signs of life but cheap gasoline and falling sales of electronics and clothing still weighed on total sales last month.

Economia Brazil Retail Sales Grow For Third Month
Author: 0 Brazil Retail Sales Grow For Third Month

Census Bureau. Still, July was even better for non-store retailers like Amazon and Jet that have soared in recent years, and increased 1.3% for the month, also their strongest gain since December. Prices for new motor vehicles recorded their biggest drop in almost eight years in July and have decreased for six straight months. Gasoline station sales fell 0.4 per cent, although the decline slowed sharply from the 1.5 per cent drop in June.

Economia Why Home Depot Earnings Don't Seem to Be Enough for Investors
Author: 0 Why Home Depot Earnings Don't Seem to Be Enough for Investors

The housing market has shown no signs of slowing down, and that's a good thing for Home Depot (HD), which on Tuesday showed that the pervasive problems in the retail industry - a.k.a. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available at this link . In related news, CEO Craig A. Menear sold 90,661 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, May 17th.

Economia Here's Bill Gates First Post on His New Instagram Account
Author: 0 Here's Bill Gates First Post on His New Instagram Account

The recipient of this very big gift is unspecified in the regulatory filing, but if past practice holds, it's likely the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, helping to fuel the philanthropy's work in USA education and global health. The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation is working to help all people lead healthy, productive lives. In 2000, the businessman who co-founded Microsoft in 1975, gave away more than $20 billion worth of shares, according to Bloomberg calculations.

Economia Wall St set to open lower as tensions with N.Korea mount
Author: 0 Wall St set to open lower as tensions with N.Korea mount

On Thursday, the three major US indexes logged their worst performances since mid-May (http://www.marketwatch.com/story/US-stocks-set-up-for-another-day-of-losses-as-north-korean-tensions-simmer-2017-08-10) in a session dogged by escalating tension between the USA and North Korea .

Economia German growth slows but remains robust
Author: 0 German growth slows but remains robust

Foreign trade was the weaker spot: import growth exceeded export growth. "Germany's economic success story goes on and on and on", said Carsten Brzeski of ING Diba bank. In Italy, the third-biggest economy in the 19-member bloc, the national central bank expects a quarterly expansion roughly in line with the first quarter's increase of 0.4 per cent.

Economia Austria records first instances of Fipronil-tainted eggs
Author: 0 Austria records first instances of Fipronil-tainted eggs

The Netherlands exported 502 million euros ($591 million) of fresh, cooked and preserved eggs in 2016, more than double the amount from Germany, the No. The European Commissioner in charge of food safety has called for a meeting of ministers and national regulatory agencies to discuss a widespread European contamination scare, which has seen shops remove millions of eggs from sale .

Economia Bezeq head, top Austrian official among those held in Steinmetz sting
Author: 0 Bezeq head, top Austrian official among those held in Steinmetz sting

Israeli police arrested a French-Israeli billionaire Beny Steinmetz and several businessmen in an worldwide investigation of money laundering , said the source familiar with the investigation from France Press. At the time, police said he and other Israelis living overseas were alleged to have paid tens of millions of dollars to senior public officials in the West African state to advance their business.

Economia ON Semiconductor Corporation (NASDAQ:ON) Shares Bought by Harbour Capital Advisors LLC
Author: 0 ON Semiconductor Corporation (NASDAQ:ON) Shares Bought by Harbour Capital Advisors LLC

King Luther Capital Management Corp claims 429,625 shares with a value of $2,861,000. NY raised its stake in Lattice Semiconductor Corporation by 4.2% in the first quarter. The correct version of this report can be viewed at https://sportsperspectives.com/2017/08/11/bidaskclub-upgrades-magnachip-semiconductor-corporation-mx-to-strong-buy-updated-updated-updated.html.

Economia Amazon Announces A Pair Of Cloud Service Wins With Hulu, FICO
Author: 0 Amazon Announces A Pair Of Cloud Service Wins With Hulu, FICO

Amazon has unveiled a machine learning-based tool aimed at securing sensitive data held in the cloud, after a number of high-profile data leaks involving customers of Amazon Web Services (AWS ). Amazon said AWS Glue significantly speeds the ETL phase of analytics projects by eliminating all of the undifferentiated heavy lifting involved in creating, managing, and modifying ETL jobs.

Economia Cheniere Energy Partners LP Holdings LLC
Author: 0 Cheniere Energy Partners LP Holdings LLC

Mai Wealth Advisors sold 12,811 shares as Magellan Midstream Ptnrs Lp (MMP)'s stock declined 7.68%. The Mai Wealth Advisors holds 196,184 shares with $5.80 million value, up from 168,406 last quarter. The Illinois-based Guggenheim Capital Llc has invested 0.01% in the stock. Lasalle Investment Management Securities Llc owns 6.61 million shares or 12.36% of their United States portfolio.

Economia Movie Postal Service LoveFilm To Close In The UK
Author: 0 Movie Postal Service LoveFilm To Close In The UK

Lovefilm did offer a streaming service for a long time of course, serving as Netflix's competition in the United Kingdom throughout the PS3 and Xbox 360 lifecycle, but it would be folded into Amazon Instant Video by owner Amazon further down the line.

Author: 0 Amidst nuclear standoff, some swaps Trump's and Kim's haircuts

Venezuela's Defence Minister Vladimir Padrino slammed the President and called the threat "an act of craziness". In a speech on Tuesday to mark the anniversary of the end of the Second World War , he said: "Our government will put everything on the line to prevent another war on the Korean Peninsula".

Author: 0 SpaceX Launches Supply Mission To The International Space Station

If Kestrel Eye works as advertised, the Army could launch dozens of similar satellites to create a network of small, low-priced imaging satellites to support warfighting operations. This is something that might be a little more similar to what they have in their offices? "It's plain Jane, two-socket x86 base servers that anyone can have, because if we can get these guys to run properly, we can get anything to run properly".

Economia VF Corp invests in workwear with Dickies acquisition
Author: 0 VF Corp invests in workwear with Dickies acquisition

Williamson-Dickie, a private company best known for Dickies scrubs and Walls outdoor coveralls, generated $875 million in revenue in the past 12 months, VF said. "We're not finished", he said. Williamson-Dickie was founded in 1922 by the family of Philip Williamson, the company's chairman and CEO. The release stated that VF's operating margin is now expected to approximate 13.7 percent, compared with the previous prediction of about 14 percent, and includes the impact of Williamson-Dickie.

Economia World's largest thermal power plant to create thousands of SA jobs
Author: 0 World's largest thermal power plant to create thousands of SA jobs

In Australia, SolarReserve has suggested that six plants could be built in S.A. and surrounding states. "SolarReserve looks forward to continuing to work with the South Australian government and stakeholders, including the Port Augusta community where the project is located, to support Federal and State renewable energy targets, stimulate long-term economic development, and create new jobs and businesses".

Economia Philippines suspends Uber operations for one month
Author: 0 Philippines suspends Uber operations for one month

Last year, the regulators suspended the processing of applications of ride-hailing services that included Uber and Grab in order to review existing policies on how to regulate the industry better. "It does not solve the problem, but further exacerbates the problem of having an utter lack of safe, reliable, and convenient transportation options for our people", Poe said.

Economia World shares rebound as North Korea-related selling abates
Author: 0 World shares rebound as North Korea-related selling abates

The Nasdaq added 0.6 percent to 6,256.56 and the Russell 2000 index of smaller-company stocks picked up 0.1 percent to 1,374.23. After major indexes fell for three days in a row last week, S&P 500 futures were up 0.54% before the markets opened, Nasdaq futures were up 0.5%, and the Dow Jones was up 0.42% in pre-market trading.

Economia Futures higher as N. Korea tensions ease slightly
Author: 0 Futures higher as N. Korea tensions ease slightly

It was on course for an over 5 percent weekly rise, its highest such gain since July 2016. "Exposure to the Swiss franc and Japanese yen perhaps best comes through ownership of global stock and bond market funds, or through currency liquidity funds", Elliot continued.

Economia Canadian stock market up due to eased tension
Author: 0 Canadian stock market up due to eased tension

The S&P index was on track for its biggest single-day percentage gain since April. The U.S. consumer price index for July, released on Friday, inched up 0.1 percent, falling short of market expectations and dampening speculation that the Federal Reserve would conduct another interest rate hike later this year.