ECONOMIA

Equal Pay Day Is Reminder of Existing Wage Gap

And if you're a Hispanic or Latina woman, you're going to have to wait until July 25 for your equal pay day. It took until April 4, 2017 for women in the United States to earn as much money as men had earned in 2016, if you start counting both at the beginning of past year. Continua a leggere...

European Union demands progress on Brexit divorce before trade talks

The former Belgian Prime Minister went on to say that the United Kingdom was being "very naive" to think that both an exit and a new trade deal can be conducted in the timetable available. Tusk will speak alongside the Maltese premier Joseph Muscat whose government holds the bloc's rotating presidency, media reports said. It will be sent to the 27 remaining member states for approval. Continua a leggere...

US regulators accuse Google of underpaying female workers

US regulators accuse Google of underpaying female workers United States investigators have accused Google of short-changing female employees who do similar work to men. And the firm is fighting hard to keep the agency's eyes off its salary data, according to a pre-hearing filing by the Labor Department. Continua a leggere...

Is First Solar, Inc. (FSLR) a good buy?

Is First Solar, Inc. (FSLR) a good buy? First Solar , for its part, wants out of the yieldco - a separate publicly traded company that generates cash by tethering clean-energy projects to utilities - to focus on the company's next big product, the Series 6 panel. Institutional investors now hold around $1.79 billion or 65.9% in FSLR stock. The shares were sold at an average price of $33.69, for a total value of $286,095.48. Continua a leggere...

Missing bank worker's family call for information as 100000 euro reward offered

Missing bank worker's family call for information as 100000 euro reward offered He said: "The person who was talking to my brother and whoever the person is walking behind my brother have yet to come forward". In the programme, Donal exhorted the GardaĆ­ to concentrate on the man in the footage and to have the CCTV images digitally enhanced. Continua a leggere...

US Missile Attack in Syria Was 'De Facto' in Terrorists' Interests

US Missile Attack in Syria Was 'De Facto' in Terrorists' Interests President Donald Trump. The United States had notified Russian Federation before it launched dozens of missiles on Syria, said a Pentagon official on Thursday. "I'm gravely concerned that the United States is engaging further militarily in Syria without a well-thought-out, comprehensive plan", he said. The UN Security Council is to meet Friday on Syria. Continua a leggere...

Gas prices may jump at the pump after Syria airstrike

Gas prices may jump at the pump after Syria airstrike Patrick DeHaan, a senior petroleum analyst for GasBuddy, predicted the tensions between nations following the strike could send oil prices higher. Oil drillers increased the number of active oil rigs by 10, according to Baker Hughes. "Syria is not a big oil producer but it does potentially increase the risk of escalation in the whole region", Ric Spooner, chief market analyst at CMC Markets in Syd... Continua a leggere...

EU wants to solve divorce before fall talks on UK's future

EU wants to solve divorce before fall talks on UK's future A top European Union official says Europe and Britain don't want to use each other's citizens as "hostages" in the Brexit talks, and also says there's no room for security issues to be used for "blackmail". The announcement was welcomed by Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson, who said it showed "a lot of goodwill, a lot of willingness to achieve what the Prime Minister has said she wants to achieve, w... Continua a leggere...

Czech National Bank scraps koruna cap

Czech National Bank scraps koruna cap The bank's statement said: "With anti-inflationary effects from overseas simultaneously unwinding, this means that there is no longer a need to maintain expansionary monetary conditions to the current extent". Companies have however had ample warnings to get ready, and massive increase in hedging since the beginning of the year, reported by banks and firms contacted by Reuters, showed they heeded ... Continua a leggere...

RBI maintains key lending rate, narrows policy corridor (Second Lead)

The RBI says achieving the stated target of 4% inflation even next year could be challenging, with no "lucky disinflationary forces" expected, such as benign commodity and oil prices. On growth RBI said: "The GVA growth is projected to strengthen to 7.4 per cent in 2017-18 from 6.7 per cent in 2016-17, with risks evenly balanced". Continua a leggere...

Reebok "growing" plant-based footwear

Reebok When the product hits the market, the company says it has ensured consumers won't have to sacrifice on how sneakers look and perform. Reebok partnered with DuPont Tate & Lyle Bio Products (that's all one company), which produces a rubber known as Susterra propanediol. Continua a leggere...

US employers add just 98000 jobs, as unemployment rate falls to 4.5%

The U-3 number dropped from 4.7% to 4.5% while the civilian labor force increased by 145,000 - roughly population growth. Herb Emery, the Vaughan chair in regional economics at the University of New Brunswick, suggested there are different ways to look at the dip in the province's jobless rate in March. Continua a leggere...

Gov. Christie to Stop Payments to Amtrak

New Jersey Transit says it is preparing to resume full weekday service in and out of New York's Penn Station. Amtrak , which owns and maintains tracks used by New Jersey Transit and the Long Island Rail Road, said at 7:30 a.m. Amtrak's CEO said Thursday the derailment was caused by weakened wooden ties that run crosswise under the rails. Moorman assured that full service would be restored... Continua a leggere...

Irish tourism named one of world's best self-promoters

Irish tourism named one of world's best self-promoters According to the 2017 rating, the top 10 countries with the best travel and tourism competitiveness index are Spain , France , Germany , Japan, UK, the US, Australia, Italy, Canada and Switzerland. "India continues to enrich its cultural resources, protecting more cultural sites and intangible expressions through UNESCO World Heritage lists, and via a greater digital presence", WEF said in its ... Continua a leggere...

A Misleading Top-Line for March Jobs

In the first 3 months of this year, health care added an average of 20,000 jobs per month, compared with an average monthly gain of 32,000 in 2016. One reason last month's weak gain was probably a blip is that harsh winter weather in New England and the Midwest most likely hurt hiring in construction, retail and other weather-sensitive industries. Continua a leggere...

Adidas's New Sneakers Show The Promise In 3-D Printed Manufacturing

Adidas's New Sneakers Show The Promise In 3-D Printed Manufacturing This comes in the form of a 3D printing collaboration with 3D printer manufacturer Carbon , best known for its continuous liquid interface production (CLIP) 3D printing technology, that will see the two companies develop a new shoe called the Futurecraft 4D . Continua a leggere...

Theresa May: UK is not ignoring principles with Saudi deals

Theresa May: UK is not ignoring principles with Saudi deals Prime Minister Theresa May told reporters she hopes to send a message regarding women in leadership when she visits Saudi Arabia. There is no law in Saudi Arabia forcing foreign visitors to wear a headscarf, the newspaper reported. Also, UK-based human rights organization Reprieve has called on May to raise the case of three prisoners arrested as minors in 2012 and who were sentenced to death on... Continua a leggere...

Los Angeles tops USPS dog bite rankings for 2016

Los Angeles tops USPS dog bite rankings for 2016 While letter carriers encounter plenty of dogs, they aren't the ones bitten the most . Also in the top 20 was San Antonio, coming in at No. 11 with 42 attacks. The Postal Service urged people to notify them of their dogs in the Package Pickup application at usps.com. The report was released prior to the National Dog Bite Prevention Week and it reveals that this is a major problem for letter and... Continua a leggere...

European Union imposes anti-dumping duties on Chinese steel

European Union imposes anti-dumping duties on Chinese steel As senators from leading steel and iron ore producing states, we have seen firsthand how this steel dumping has displaced American steelworkers. Those efforts started under the Obama administration have been credited with a recent resurgence in USA steel production and increased production and employment at Minnesota taconite iron ore operations, most of which are back to full capacity after str... Continua a leggere...

US adds just 98000 jobs; unemployment falls to a low 4.5 percent

US adds just 98000 jobs; unemployment falls to a low 4.5 percent The U.S.jobs report for March report delivered a mixed message Friday as hiring fell to its slowest pace in almost a year. Employers added just 98,000 jobs last month, the Labor Department said. In March, the number of persons unemployed less than 5 weeks declined by 232,000 to 2.3 million. The number of people working and the new job count are done by separate surveys. Continua a leggere...


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