ECONOMIA

Wells Fargo board place bulk of account scandal blame on former executives

The bank has ditched the sales goals and spent more than $3 million reimbursing thousands of customers who were charged fees for accounts they didn't authorize. It has been under investigation by the Securities and Exchange Commission because of its practices. As my colleague James Rufus Koren reports, Wells Fargo has responded to the investigation by moving to take back more than $47 mi... Continua a leggere...

Blues top Wild 3-1, grab 3-0 series lead

Blues top Wild 3-1, grab 3-0 series lead While it still might not be time to panic as the Wild were one of the best road teams in the National Hockey League this season, teams that fall behind 2-0 in a best-of-seven series win the series a mere 12.7 percent of the time (49 out of 385). Continua a leggere...

Egypt Church curtails Easter celebrations after bombings

Hours later, a suicide bomber struck the Saint Marks Coptic Orthodox Cathedral in Alexandrias Manshyia district, killing at least 18 people and wounding 41 others. "It's a purely political decision that is meant to have a psychological impact". Egypt has seen a wave of attacks by militants since 2013 when the military toppled president Mohammed Morsi, an elected leader who hailed from the Mu... Continua a leggere...

Controversy Has Sparked Over NYC's Fearless Girl and Charging Bull Statues

While State Street has yet to comment, de Blasio said on Twitter "the girl is staying put". They also claimed that the city violated Di Modica's rights by allowing permits to build Fearless Girl without his permission. Initially installed on March 8 for International Women's Day , the 127 centimetre tall bronze girl statuette was meant to be removed on April 2. Continua a leggere...

North Korean medium-range missile test fails, US says

People watch a TV showing file footage of a North Korea's ballistic missile, at Seoul Railway Station in Seoul , South Korea, Sunday, April 16, 2017. The timing of the test, coinciding with Pence's trip and a day after the military parade, would suggest deliberate defiance. The official said that had it been a nuclear test, "other actions would have been taken by the U.S". Continua a leggere...

Bay Area businesses mark Equal Pay Day by offering 20 percent discounts

If the pay gap is broken down by race and ethnicity, the numbers are worse - black women are paid 37 percent less and Hispanic women are paid 46 percent less. For example, if Alabama women earned as much as men, organizers say, they could afford more than two years of childcare with the additional wages. The median annual pay for an American woman who holds a full-time, year-round job is $40,7... Continua a leggere...

'Pink Star' diamond sells for record $71.2mn at Sotheby's auction

'Pink Star' diamond sells for record $71.2mn at Sotheby's auction The sale collapsed because NY diamond-cutter Isaac Wolf defaulted, leading the auction house to take back the stone. Three people competed by telephone over five minutes to make the winning bid, placed with Sotheby's in Hong Kong today. Continua a leggere...