Economia

Author: 0 Healthcare job growth continues; hospitals add 12K positions in September

The Labor Department said non-farm payroll employment climbed by 134,000 jobs in September, while economists had expected an increase of about 185,000 jobs. The modest job gains came after private payrolls firm ADP said hiring surged 230,000 in the month, but the two reports often diverge since they calculate employment differently.

Economia Mattress Firm files for bankruptcy
Author: 0 Mattress Firm files for bankruptcy

Greenville Blvd., one of four locations in Greenville. Mattress Firm said it expects to complete a prepackaged restructuring within 45 to 60 days. The retailer, which went on a buying spree in recent years adding regional chains, has secured $250 million in special financing to support operations while it reorganizes.

Economia Oil Tumbles As Russia, Saudi Arabia Plan To Increase Output
Author: 0 Oil Tumbles As Russia, Saudi Arabia Plan To Increase Output

As crude oil prices reach a four-year high, Mr. Trump repeatedly called on OPEC and Saudi Arabia, the world's biggest oil exporter, to push prices down. Saudi Arabia is juggling intense pressure from U.S. President Donald Trump to boost output and ease high prices. "They're taking a pause after yesterday's sell-off", said Andrew Lipow, president of Lipow Oil Associates.

Economia USA weekly jobless claims drop to near 49-year low
Author: 0 USA weekly jobless claims drop to near 49-year low

US Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said earlier this week that the economy's outlook was "remarkably positive" and he believed it was on the cusp of a "historically rare" era of ultra-low unemployment and tame inflation. An Institute for Supply Management survey published this week showed robust employment gains in the services sector in September. But the two previous months' payrolls were revised up by a total of 87,000.

Economia Dancing May upbeat about Brexit deal
Author: 0 Dancing May upbeat about Brexit deal

More broadly, rather than concentrating on the divisions within her own party, May's speech was more focussed on the nation and landed a number of blows on the Labour party, the front bench of which the Prime Minister derided as the " Jeremy Corbyn party".

Economia Trade deal returns USA to 'manufacturing powerhouse'
Author: 0 Trade deal returns USA to 'manufacturing powerhouse'

Washington and Ottawa reached an agreement on Sunday after weeks of tense bilateral talks to update the 1994 North American Free Trade Agreement . But Congress and the legislatures in Canada and Mexico must still approve the deal. But there is a widely shared belief that Canada made concessions and the US did not. Rather, the new agreement is being widely described as a "NAFTA-minus": a regime not as free as NAFTA had been, particularly in the automotive sector, but still very much in ...

Economia Elon Musk Insults SEC After Settlement, Calls It Shortseller Enrichment Commission
Author: 0 Elon Musk Insults SEC After Settlement, Calls It Shortseller Enrichment Commission

Days after settling a securities fraud complaint with the US Securities and Exchange Commission ( SEC ), entrepreneur and Tesla CEO Elon Musk doesn't appear to have learned when to stop. The SEC had alleged that Musk did not have the estimated $25-50bn needed to make that deal happen. The website description says they want to help Musk with this "preposterous" SEC filing against him.

Economia Aston Martin shares fall on stock market debut
Author: 0 Aston Martin shares fall on stock market debut

In the first half of the year, Aston Martin reported a pre-tax profit of £20.8m on revenue of £449.9m. The hotly-anticipated move is the largest IPO in the global automotive sector since Italian luxury auto giant Ferrari listed on Wall Street three years ago.

Economia Can't Solve Oil Price Rise With Tweets: Arun Jaitley's Dig At Opposition
Author: 0 Can't Solve Oil Price Rise With Tweets: Arun Jaitley's Dig At Opposition

In Delhi, where the fuel prices are the lowest among all metros and most state capital, petrol is sold at Rs 84 per litre and diesel at Rs 75.45. The effective reduction would be Rs 4.06 per litre. Shares of Indian Oil Corp Ltd, Bharat Petroleum Corp Ltd and Hindustan Petroleum Corp Ltd extended losses and were down as much as 24.38% to 27.96%.

Economia Toyota recalls 2.43 million cars globally
Author: 0 Toyota recalls 2.43 million cars globally

See the chart below. While these cars were created to enter this mode in response to certain hybrid system faults, this may not operate as intended. "Toyota has found that in rare situations, the vehicle may not enter a failsafe driving mode as intended". Toyota says it will use a software update to fix an issue with some Prius models, saying certain conditions could result in them unexpectedly stalling.

Economia Pence attacks China on 'predatory' trade, 'coercion' and military 'aggression'
Author: 0 Pence attacks China on 'predatory' trade, 'coercion' and military 'aggression'

China on Friday (Oct 5) rejected United States Vice-President Mike Pence's charge that Beijing was meddling in American elections as "unwarranted" and "ridiculous". China is committed to working with the United States for "non-conflict, non-confrontation, mutual respect and win-win co-operation", she said. The two countries have imposed increasingly severe rounds of tariffs on each other.

Economia Manufacturers relieved, dairy farmers angry in wake of NAFTA replacement deal
Author: 0 Manufacturers relieved, dairy farmers angry in wake of NAFTA replacement deal

The new USMCA doesn't have any provisions to solve the dispute over steel and aluminum - 25 per cent tariffs on imports to the USA were introduced this spring and summer. With U.S. President Donald Trump's irrational obsession over the tiny fraction of trade represented by dairy, few people could be surprised that this was where Canada would yield.

Economia Super Micro Shares Drop 41% After Report Alleging Chinese Hacking
Author: 0 Super Micro Shares Drop 41% After Report Alleging Chinese Hacking

Apple ended its relationship with Super Micro in 2016, for what it called unrelated reasons. A CHINESE SUPPLY CHAIN ATTACK infiltrated servers used by almost 30 companies, including Apple, Amazon and U.S. Super Micro noted that it wasn't aware of "any investigation regarding this topic nor have we been contacted by any government agency in this regard".

Economia Canada dairy farmers unhappy after meeting Trudeau on trade deal
Author: 0 Canada dairy farmers unhappy after meeting Trudeau on trade deal

It is the biggest-ever and the best trade deal in the world - that's how U.S. President Donald Trump and members of his administration are touting a new trade pact they have reached with neighbors Canada and Mexico. "Anything you submit to Congress is trouble no matter what", Trump said, predicting that Democrats would say, " Trump likes it so we're not going to approve it".

Economia Petrol, diesel prices slashed by Rs 2.50 per litre
Author: 0 Petrol, diesel prices slashed by Rs 2.50 per litre

He also took a swipe at the previous Congress-led government at the Centre, saying it had "pawned" national resources by issuing oil bonds while the Narendra Modi government showed its sensitivity by reducing the prices. It had resisted the call for a reduction in excise duty since May when retail rates first shot up and then again from mid-August when fuel prices started moving up.

Economia Kansans praise new trade deal with Canada, Mexico
Author: 0 Kansans praise new trade deal with Canada, Mexico

While NAFTA rolled off the tongue and became nearly as familiar to Canadians as RCMP and National Hockey League, it appears the nearly unpronounceable USMCA will take a little getting used to. Under the agreement, 75 percent of every automobile must be built in North America. USMCA also said that Mexico needed to make it easier for workers to form unions.

Economia Tesco's new discount chain Jack's takes on Aldi and Lidl
Author: 0 Tesco's new discount chain Jack's takes on Aldi and Lidl

You've got to hand it to Dave Lewis - the decision to launch a new chain of budget stores is certainly ballsy. The new chain is named after Jack Cohen, who founded Tesco 99 years ago, earning the nickname "Slasher Jack" for his "pile-it-high, sell-it-cheap" approach to retailing.

Economia Tesla shares jump on Model 3 numbers, Musk deal
Author: 0 Tesla shares jump on Model 3 numbers, Musk deal

The SEC announced the deal on Saturday - two days after it sued Musk in federal court for misleading investors over his post on Twitter last month that he was considering taking Tesla into private ownership. However, Musk has agreed to a condition where he will not admit nor deny if he was guilty of committing the securities fraud . Musk will step down as chairman of Tesla for three years , starting in November.

Economia Amazon will now pay $15 minimum wage across the US
Author: 0 Amazon will now pay $15 minimum wage across the US

As a result, more than 250,000 of Amazon's US workers, as well as the 100,000 seasonal employees it plans to hire for the holidays, will be getting a pay raise. According to various jobs listing sites, Amazon is looking to hire some 90 people in N.C. "With the Trump administration having previously taken aim at Bezos and Amazon, they need to be proactive to position themselves positively in the court of public opinion", said Tom Gimble, CEO of recruiting firm LaSalle Network.

Economia Tesla Shares Jump; Elon Musk Says Company Close To Achieving Profit
Author: 0 Tesla Shares Jump; Elon Musk Says Company Close To Achieving Profit

Tesla jumped as much as 17 per cent to US$309.99 in early Monday trading, more than enough to offset Friday's 14 per cent plunge. Even with the settlement , Tesla faces a daunting array of challenges. He and Tesla will pay $20 million each, and the company will have to find an independent chairman to replace Musk, who will stay on as CEO. Musk later backtracked, claiming that the process of taking the company private would be too time-consuming.

Economia GE unexpectedly removes its CEO
Author: 0 GE unexpectedly removes its CEO

The executive, who also teaches at Harvard Business School, only joined the GE board in April. That same day, Flannery said GE might take the radical step of splitting up the main company's three main businesses- aviation, health care and power - into separate entities.

Economia Facebook's worst-ever security breach hammers user trust
Author: 0 Facebook's worst-ever security breach hammers user trust

Earlier this month, Zuckerberg said Facebook was better prepared to defend against efforts to manipulate the platform to influence elections. "This does mean they could access other third-party apps using Facebook login", Guy Rosen, Facebook's vice president of product, said.

Economia Elon Musk steps down as Tesla Chairman after Controversial Tweet
Author: 0 Elon Musk steps down as Tesla Chairman after Controversial Tweet

That caused a brief spike in Tesla's share price, leading so-called short-sellers, who have been betting on the stock crashing for years, to lose millions. The SEC alleged in a lawsuit on Thursday that the tweets about financing for a go-private plan he abandoned just weeks later had no basis in fact, and said the market chaos that ensued hurt investors.

Economia World’s largest airline cancels, Ryanair strike 2018
Author: 0 World’s largest airline cancels, Ryanair strike 2018

Passengers whose flights have been cancelled were contacted by email and text message on Tuesday to advise them of their options. Around 35,000 passengers are thought to be affected, with Unions claiming this is the biggest day of action yet.

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