ECONOMIA

China learning to communicate with the market

Oil prices are also hovering near their lowest level in over a decade. That, in turn, is becoming increasingly troublesome for banks that are heavily invested in the energy sector. When China threw out its socialist economy and reformed to capitalism, the reason for the party's existence was threatened. As you might imagine, people here have lots of faith in the Chinese bureaucrats in figuring o... Continua a leggere...

Walmart increasing wages; union says it's all show

The raises are part of a series of increases the retailer announced past year that will get all but its newest hires to at least $10 per hour. Pay raises and other benefits are set to begin February 20, with Wal-Mart hailing it as the "largest single-day, private-sector pay increases ever". Continua a leggere...

People in eastern United States get ready for big snowstorm

People in eastern United States get ready for big snowstorm Organizers of the March for Life say their annual anti-abortion rally in Washington will be held Friday , as scheduled. "The storm is moving out of Colorado and here it comes", said Sater. 96 Normal 0 false false false EN-US JA ... Continua a leggere...

United States stocks hit lowest levels since 2014 as oil prices slump

The beaten-down S&P energy sector fell 2.93 per cent, leading the losers. "What the market is focused on is Chinese hard-landing fear, oil prices and the strength in the dollar", said Phil Orlando, who helps oversee $US360 billion as chief equity-market strategist at Federated Investors in NY. Continua a leggere...

Walmart will close 269 stores this year, affecting 16000 workers

Walmart will close 269 stores this year, affecting 16000 workers Wal-Mart Stores plans to close 269 stores including 154 in the U.S. Among the closings are the company's 102 smallest stores called Wal-Mart Express. The closures include Wal-Mart and Sam's Club locations and will affect 16,000 employees globally, about 10,000 of whom are in the U.S. Continua a leggere...

Le Iene: in onda 2 volte a settimana, ecco i conduttori

Le Iene: in onda 2 volte a settimana, ecco i conduttori Ma le novità non sono finite. Il tutto senza dimenticare Nadia Toffa che dopo la conduzione di " Open Space " torna al programma TV che l'ha fatta conoscere al grande pubblico. E se le reazioni degli altri tardano ad arrivare, la Toffa pare non trattenere l'emozione tanto che sui social scrive: " Sono carichissima ed emozionatissima! ". Continua a leggere...

'Revenant' leads Oscar nominations

'Revenant' leads Oscar nominations The 41-year-old actor is up for the Best Supporting Actor prize at the Academy Awards, while the movie leads the way with nominations earning 12. Sylvester Stallone was nominated for best supporting actor for his performance in Warner Bros.' " Creed ", but the film's black writer-director, Ryan Coogler, and black star, Michael B. Continua a leggere...

Here's why every Chipotle will be closed for 1 day next month

A number of pertinent, urgent issues are also set to be discussed, including steps that the Mexican food joint is to take to prevent any more E.coli outbreaks . They said they would start "inviting customers back" to restaurants in February with stepped-up marketing and direct mail offers. Chipotle CEO Steve Ells said earlier this week he was "hopeful" the Centers for Disease Control would ... Continua a leggere...

Falling Rates Cause Rise in Refinance Mortgage Applications

Falling Rates Cause Rise in Refinance Mortgage Applications The MBA's Market Composite Index increased nine percent on a seasonally adjusted basis and 12 percent on an unadjusted basis from one week earlier. The unadjusted Purchase Index increased 4 percent compared with the previous week and was 17 percent higher than the same week one year ago. Continua a leggere...

Barack Obama Flint Water Crisis

Since that April 2014 decision, thousands of children in Flint have been exposed to water contaminated with lead. His administration is engulfed in criticism. The 274-page document was posted on theMichigan government website after 4:30 p.m. Wednesday. The two-term Republican released the emails a day after his annual State of the State speech in which he apologized again for the emergency and... Continua a leggere...

Governor's emails show debate over Flint blame

Also Wednesday, Snyder asked President Barack Obama to reconsider the denial of a federal disaster declaration to address the crisis, saying it poses an "imminent and long-term threat" to residents. The release of the emails comes amid probes by state and federal prosecutors, lawsuits and calls for Snyder's resignation. But, a press release from DEQ on October 2 said that the water in Flint's ... Continua a leggere...

Stocks Plunge As Oil Prices Slide

Stocks Plunge As Oil Prices Slide Falling U.S. crude prices pulled down materials stocks as well as the S&P energy sector.SPNY, which slumped 2.91 percent. Oil prices also didn't fare so well, suffering their worst single-day drop since September and crude fell below $27 a barrel - the lowest price since 2003. Continua a leggere...

Americans Taken Hostage In Iraq

Nicholas Burns , a former American diplomat and a professor at the Harvard Kennedy School, explains what the prisoner swap and sanctions mean for the U.S.-Iranian relationship going forward. "They're civilians, and their release is a one-time gesture to Iran given the unique opportunity offered by this moment and the larger circumstances at play", he said. Continua a leggere...

Chipotle to Briefly Close All Stores Feb 8 for Food Safety Meeting

Coli after eating Chipotle cuisine. Chipotle now faces lawsuits from customers and investors, not to mention a criminal investigation regarding the norovirus outbreak in California. At least 140 people, almost all Boston College students, fell ill with norovirus in December after eating at a Chipotle near campus . The company announced that the Denver-based chain would not use the GMO's, which... Continua a leggere...

Powerball jackpot increases again to $1.5B

Hoosier Lottery officials call the jackpot "unprecedented". In addition to the major Powerball jackpot, there are smaller prizes for matching other combinations of numbers, as low as $4 for matching just the Powerball number. Who can get this information? "It's insane. People are insane". If you pick numbers greater than 31 and large, obscure, prime numbers, you're less likely to split the jac... Continua a leggere...

USA imposes sanctions on Iran for missile test

USA imposes sanctions on Iran for missile test After the lifting of sanctions, India will also seek from Iran rights to develop ONGC -discovered Farzad-B gas field in the Persian Gulf. On Sunday, Washington imposed sanctions on 11 companies and individuals for supplying Iran's ballistic missile program. Continua a leggere...

National Weather Service issues blizzard watch for Frederick County

National Weather Service issues blizzard watch for Frederick County Computer models are used to depict how that energy may track and evolve through the atmosphere over the course of time, and can yield different or similar outcomes with each run of the models every day. My concern since last week is that where this storm strikes the West Coast today would dictate where it effectively leaves the East Coast. Snowfall totals of 1-3 inches are likely across much o... Continua a leggere...

UK unemployment falls to lowest level since 2005

UK unemployment falls to lowest level since 2005 In the September-to-November 2015 period, there were 31.39 million people in work, which was 267,000 more than for June-to-August 2015 and 588,000 more than the same time a year earlier. The Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne celebrated the figures, and said that "every new job means the security of a pay packet for a worker and their family". Continua a leggere...

Oil price to fall as market 'drowns in over-supply'

The oil market is faced with the prospect of drowning in oversupply, says the IEA, as it predicts oversupply of 1m barrels a day in 2016. The revised estimate is contained in the January edition of the OPEC Monthly Oil Market Report , which also notes that non-OPEC supply is projected to contract by 0.66 million bpd, following a downward adjustment of 0.27 million bpd: "The revision has been ... Continua a leggere...

Goldman beats quarterly profit forecasts

Goldman beats quarterly profit forecasts Profits fell by 70% to $574m (£404m) from the same quarter in 2014. The division represented 21 percent of the bank's revenue for the quarter, up from 20 percent a year ago. Blankfein, 61, who has resisted calls to scale back in bond trading, may cut more than 5% of traders and salesmen in that business this quarter, a person with knowledge of the matter said last week. Continua a leggere...


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