ECONOMIA

Edwards Lifesciences to buy Israeli cardiac device maker for up to $690M

Edwards Lifesciences to buy Israeli cardiac device maker for up to $690M The Or Yehuda, Israel-based firm markets a portfolio of solutions for mitral and tricuspid valve fix and replacement. The direct annuloplasty system features a unique segmental deployment that conforms to each patient's specific annular geometry, addressing the needs of patients with functional mitral regurgitation. Continua a leggere...

Lufthansa Pilot Strike Extended To Thursday

Lufthansa tried to prevent the strike going ahead late on Tuesday by filing an injunction at court. Cockpit said the airline has been posting "very good numbers for years" but its pilots have not had any consequent pay increases. The strike began at midnight on Wednesday (German time) and will last 48 hours. News agency dpa reports that 50 of 88 planned flights to and from Duesseldorf have bee... Continua a leggere...

Lufthansa pilots extend strike through Nov

BERLIN (AP) — Pilots at German airline Lufthansa have launched a two-day strike in a pay dispute, a walkout that has forced the company to cancel almost 900 flights on Wednesday alone. Lufthansa , which can be facing growing competition from budget competitions, offered a 2.5% increase over the six years until 2019. On November 22, Lufthansa made two legal bids to try and stop the strike goi... Continua a leggere...

US Black Friday online sales total $3.34 billion

Spending via mobile devices on Friday increased 33 per cent to an all-time high of US$1.2 billion. Many retailers, including Walmart, began their Black Friday deals online right after midnight on Thanksgiving morning. The National Retail Federation coined the term "Cyber Monday" in a 2005 press release after there was a spike in online sales the Monday after Thanksgiving, rather than the weekend... Continua a leggere...

Fiducia stabile per i consumatori, giù per le imprese

Fiducia stabile per i consumatori, giù per le imprese Al contrario, dopo tre cali, il clima personale e quello corrente migliorano. A renderlo noto l'Istat secondo cui scende lievemente l'indice composito del clima di fiducia delle imprese passando da 101,7 a 101,4. Nel commercio al dettaglio il clima di fiducia è salito da 101,6 a 106,5 punti. Nei servizi , i giudizi sul livello degli ordini e le attese sull'andamento generale dell'eco... Continua a leggere...

Tata signs sale letter for speciality steel business employing 1700

Tata signs sale letter for speciality steel business employing 1700 Worldwide industrials and metals group, Liberty House, has entered into "exclusive negotiations" with Tata Steel UK to acquire its Speciality Steels business for £100 million. Liberty House said: "The planned deal, in combination with Liberty's existing industrial footprint in the United Kingdom, would establish the group as one of Britain's most significant steel and engineering employers". Continua a leggere...

Oil prices regain some ground after steep falls ahead of OPEC meeting

Oil prices regain some ground after steep falls ahead of OPEC meeting Bjarne Schieldrop, chief commodities analyst with SEB Bank in Oslo said prices could rebound if the November 30 meeting succeeded in reaching a targeted production cap of 32.5 million to 33.0 million barrels per day (bpd), from the 33.64 million bpd the group pumped in October. Continua a leggere...

OPEC seeks to boost oil prices in Vienna meeting

OPEC seeks to boost oil prices in Vienna meeting The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries is trying to cement a preliminary September agreement in Algeria that would reduce its production to between 32.5 million and 33 million barrels per day, its first supply curb since 2008. Continua a leggere...

Iran optimistic on OPEC deal after meeting Algerian minister

Iran optimistic on OPEC deal after meeting Algerian minister Singapore, Nov 28 Oil prices fell on Monday, adding to Friday's steep losses as doubts re-emerged over the ability of major producers to agree output cuts at a planned meeting on Wednesday aimed at reining in global oversupply. Two years after OPEC sank oil markets by refusing to trim production in the face of rising USA output, prices remain low and the latest attempt to prop them up appears do... Continua a leggere...

Ladbrokes Coral show interest in acquiring Tabcorp

Ladbrokes Coral show interest in acquiring Tabcorp Ladbrokes placed a bid for Tabcorp back in 2013, which was quickly rejected by CEO David Attenborough, and prior to its merger with Coral, Ladbrokes leadership have continued to express their interest in the Australian betting market throughout 2015 and 2016. Continua a leggere...

Dakota Access pipeline protesters told to leave by Dec. 5

John Henderson of the Corps said in a letter to the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe leader. Just a few days prior to the letter, the military blog Task & Purpose published a piece about two veterans, one a former Army officer, who intend to deploy a large force of veterans to the area to stop the Dakota Access Pipeline . Continua a leggere...

'No Bharat bandh, only protests over demonetisation'

'No Bharat bandh, only protests over demonetisation' He appealed to the people to shift to cashless system of transactions like mobile banking and asked the youth to help in this process by educating the elders and those not literate. " BJP does not know that this step is going to be atmghati (suicidal) for the party. People who are standing in long queues for getting their own money will vote against BJP to vent their ire", he said. Continua a leggere...

Amazon extends Black Friday deals until the end of December

Majority are running at least a few days of extra deals, spilling over onto Cyber Monday, and you can get stuff on sale at some sites even now. To name just a few, retailers such as Argos , John Lewis , Debenhams and Curry's will get involved in the sales. Continua a leggere...

Black Friday 2016: Today's best motoring deals

A lot of online sales start at 6am on Black Friday, some even earlier at midnight, so to avoid the risk of what you want being out of stock while you're catching 40 winks, it may be worth having a late night - depending on how much you really want it of course. Continua a leggere...

Sports Direct audit probe announced by accountancy watchdog

Sports Direct audit probe announced by accountancy watchdog Barlin Delivery is owned by John Ashley, older brother of Sports Direct's founder Mike Ashley, according to media reports, and organises worldwide deliveries for the retailer. MPs visiting the warehouse said that a recording device had been planted in the room where they had gathered for private discussions, but Sports Direct later said it had not authorised or had any knowledge of a device. Continua a leggere...

Man arraigned in fatal shooting of Detroit college officer

The man suspected of killing a Wayne State University police officer in Detroit has been charged with first-degree murder , prosecutors said Friday. Nationally, the number of police officers killed in gunfire is up 74 percent , according to the Officer Down Memorial Page. "We patrol a 6.5-mile radius around the campus", including the Woodbridge neighborhood where Rose was shot, Holt said. Continua a leggere...

L'annuncio: con Ryanair si volerà gratis Da Orio solo le tasse aeroportuali?

L'annuncio: con Ryanair si volerà gratis Da Orio solo le tasse aeroportuali? Per cui penso che in futuro una proposta del genere possa avere un senso. Forse non la accetteranno subito tuti gli aeroporti o tutte le compagnie aeree. Un'idea nuova che potrebbe cambiare il mondo dei viaggi low-cost. "Se non dovessi pagarle, potrei vendere certi biglietti a 4 sterline o anche meno e in teoria scendere fino a zero". Continua a leggere...

Global economic agency urges more infrastructure spending

Global economic agency urges more infrastructure spending Fastest growth since 2011The president-elect's proposals for fiscal stimulus has resulted in the Paris-based think-tank lifting its prediction for growth in global GDP by 0.1 per cent to 3.3 per cent next year, and to 3.6 per cent in 2018 - the fastest rate of growth since 2011. Continua a leggere...

Google, Facebook Act to Keep Ads Off of Known 'Fake News' Sites

Digital media giants Facebook and Google are taking steps to prevent the proliferation of fake news in the wake of criticism misinformation played a role in handing Donald Trump the USA election. Gizmodo reports that Facebook had developed a tool for identifying fake news on the site, but had not deployed it over concerns of a backlash from conservatives. Continua a leggere...

Conte: Leaders Chelsea must stay humble

So, now Conte faced that first real "test" for some time, and something that could yet be another juncture moment in their overall title challenge. While the tempestuous departure of Jose Mourinho left Chelsea ravaged and dispirited last season, Conte has restored a sense of team unity this year that was crucial in beating previously undefeated Tottenham. Continua a leggere...


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