ECONOMIA

Many Thanksgiving travelers hoping to leave politics behind

Mid-valley fuel prices did not top $2 per gallon until 2005, after Hurricane Katrina devastated much of the southeast portion of the USA. Herman Jenkins, director of public affairs for AAA East Central, said the average gas price in Pittsburgh has increased by 8 cents from this time a year ago. Continua a leggere...

Japan stocks rise to near 11-mth high, dollar bulls continue charge

Japan stocks rise to near 11-mth high, dollar bulls continue charge Japanese shares extended their longest winning streak since August 2015 as the yen held losses after dipping to its lowest against the dollar in more than five months. United States equities overall were slightly weaker on Friday with the S&P 500 index declining 0.24% as higher bond yields had a negative impact, while pressure for a correction continued. Continua a leggere...

Nation of Iceland wages name battle with UK grocer Iceland

Nation of Iceland wages name battle with UK grocer Iceland Its goal is to ensure "the right of Icelandic companies to use the word "Iceland" in relation to their goods and services". Iceland Foods, which is privately owned by entrepreneur Malcolm Walker and the South African investment group Brait, had "aggressively pursued and won multiple cases against Icelandic companies which use "Iceland" in their representation or as part of their trademark, even ... Continua a leggere...

Global shares gain, lifted by oil price rally on Wall Street

Global shares gain, lifted by oil price rally on Wall Street Health care companies are taking some of the biggest losses. The S&P 500 .SPX gained 4.76 points, or 0.22 percent, at 2,202.94. The Nasdaq composite added 19 points, or 0.4 percent, to 5,389. But for now, expectations that Trump's administration will adopt expansionary fiscal policies have sent United States stocks to a record high, while belief that such policies will fuel inflation and lead ... Continua a leggere...

Black Friday 2016, al via lo shopping di Natale

Black Friday 2016, al via lo shopping di Natale Il centro commerciale Roma Est aprirà straordinariamente alle 9 di mattina e sono più di 110 i negozi che aderiscono all'iniziativa. Infatti dal 23 al 27 novembre ci saranno una serie di offerte lampo sui prodotti più venduti del 2016, i quali saranno messi in vendita, e quindi acquistabili, a prezzi veramente ridotti. Continua a leggere...

Oil prices static on uncertainty over planned production cut

Thursday has seen oil price show little movement so far, partly influenced by thin trading resulting from the Thanksgiving holiday period in the U.S. A cut that size would send oil prices up more than $2 a barrel, the Nomura analysts said in a note to clients on Wednesday. The strong dollar, in which oil is denominated makes crude more expensive for holders of other currencies and thus can low... Continua a leggere...

Unusually late TS Otto takes aim at Central America

Total rainfall of 6 to 12 inches, with isolated amounts of 15 to 20 inches, can be expected across northern Costa Rica and southern Nicaragua through Thursday. 3-D measurements of tropical storm Otto's precipitation were made with GPM's radar (DPR Ku Band). Up to 1.4 million people in Haiti still require aid as a result of Hurricane Matthew, according to Reuters . Continua a leggere...

13 stores that will be closed on Thanksgiving Day

In less than 24 hours many of us will be feasting on a delicious Thanksgiving meal, but who is preparing it has changed over the years. Best Buy , which has Thanksgiving hours of 5 p.m.to 1 a.m. and 6 a.m., except for Nordstrom . According to the National Retail Federation, about 28 million Americans plan on shopping on Thanksgiving. Deciphering Thanksgiving day store hours can deflate... Continua a leggere...

Airbus begins flight testing its higher capacity A350

Airbus begins flight testing its higher capacity A350 In a typical three-class configuration, featuring Airbus' 18-inch-wide economy class seats, the A350-1000 can accommodate a total of 366 passengers and offers a range of 7,950 nautical miles. To facilitate concurrent A350-900 and A350-1000 production, Airbus has introduced three new "stations" in its Toulouse A350 XWB final assembly line - where A350-900 versions have been assembled since 2012. Continua a leggere...

Trump Names Anti-LGBT Billionaire Betsy DeVos As Education Secretary

Trump Names Anti-LGBT Billionaire Betsy DeVos As Education Secretary And now she is Donald Trump's nominee for Education Secretary. She will head federal policy for the nation's almost 100,000 public schools if confirmed to the Trump administration cabinet post. Trump wrote in March. Haley denounced several of Trump's campaign comments and urged voters to "reject the siren call of the angriest voices". Betsy DeVos, 58, is the wife of Richard DeVos eldest son,... Continua a leggere...

Judge orders striking cargo pilots back to work

Judge orders striking cargo pilots back to work John Starkovich, President of ABX Air, said that he expects ABX Air flight operations to resume effective immediately. The pilots will make a decision on how to proceed next week, she said. The leasing of the air-cargo fleets comes as Amazon attempts to cope with logistics challenges it has faced in past holiday seasons. "We re-balanced capacity across our network of carrier partners to ensure... Continua a leggere...

La Disney porta al cinema "Come diventare grandi nonostante i genitori"

La Disney porta al cinema Da domani giovedì 24 novembre 2016 sarà nelle sale italiane con circa 400 copie, "Come Diventare Grandi Nonostante i Genitori", Il film diretto da Luca Lucini, regista di Tre metri sopra il cielo , Amore, bugie e calcetto , Solo un padre , Nemiche per la pelle, mentre la a sceneggiatura è firmata da Gennaro Nunziante, autore di alcuni dei più grandi successi di box office degli ultimi quindic... Continua a leggere...

Budget: cash for housing, transport and digital infrastructure

Brexit "makes more urgent than ever the need to tackle our economy's long-term weaknesses", he added. Hammond, announcing the first detailed economic plans of May's government, said the OBR believes uncertainty about Britain's trading relationships with its European Union neighbours - who buy almost half the country's exports - will cut growth by 2.4 percentage points over coming years. Continua a leggere...

UK Rejects Trump's Undiplomatic Call for Farage Ambassador Post

UK Rejects Trump's Undiplomatic Call for Farage Ambassador Post The meeting is likely a fresh attempt to get a job in or around the new Trump administration, and another attempt to undermine Prime Minister Theresa May, who is not likely to meet Trump until he has taken office in January. Mr. Farage went further said that after the Britons voted in favor of the exit, the United Kingdom has changed and yet the political class remains the same and more people... Continua a leggere...

Greek, Turkish Cypriots join peace demo as talks continue

Greek, Turkish Cypriots join peace demo as talks continue Hundreds of Greek and Turkish Cypriots are demonstrating for peace as the ethnically divided island's rival leaders continue complex reunification talks at a Swiss resort. Akıncı's spokesman Baris Burcu accused the Greek Cypriot side of being inflexible in negotiations and of keeping a "maximalist" approach, even as Turkish Cypriots agreed to cede about 7 percent of the territory now under their... Continua a leggere...

Germany's Eurowings hit by cabin crew strike

Passengers travelling within Germany on cancelled flights can use Deutsche Bahn trains, with tickets converted to rail tickets. Germany's flag-carrier, Lufthansa has cancelled more than 800 flights after it lost a legal challenge to try and stop a pilots' strike. Continua a leggere...

Financial Watchlist of Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB)

Facebook Inc . has a 52-week low of $89.37 and a 52-week high of $133.50. Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) ended last trading session at the price of $121.77 whereas a number of traders indicating mean target price will hit $156.05 over the next twelve months, mean value of price target most recently revised on 11/18/16. Continua a leggere...

Facebook friends meet at Lambert Airport for Thanksgiving Holiday

Facebook friends meet at Lambert Airport for Thanksgiving Holiday At Chicago's O'Hare and Midway International Airports, the dogs in service this week include a Jack Russell Terrier mix and a German Shepherd mix provided by a local charitable group, Canine Therapy Corps. "If people know what they can bring in because if someone brings in something that's not allowed", says Volmer, "then that slows down the process". More than 1 million passengers are expected ... Continua a leggere...

Markets Right Now: Dow surpasses 19000 for first time

US stocks are in decline early Wednesday, Nov. 23, 2016, after setting records the previous two days. The blue-chip Dow futures were nearly flat, the S&P 500 futures fluctuated between small gains and losses, while the tech-heavy Nasdaq 100 futures dipped 0.06%. Continua a leggere...

Folks taking to the skies for Thanksgiving travel

Folks taking to the skies for Thanksgiving travel He said another factor is that some lanes are closed as crews prepare for the installation of canopies as part of an ongoing renovation project. The day before Thanksgiving is supposed to be the busiest travel day of the year, but by the looks of the lines on Wednesday at Armstrong International, it didn't look like it. Continua a leggere...


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