ECONOMIA

Jobs Added in March

Jobs Added in March Economists attributed the slowdown in part to the strong employment gains made in recent years, with unemployment now down to 4.5%, its lowest level since 2007. Financial activities added 9,000 jobs in March, after remaining flat in February. Declining on the month were retail trade (-29,700) and information (-3,000). Continua a leggere...

Pence visits military camp near Korean DMZ amid tensions with North

After a day that only furthered the growing tension over North Korea - and the tumult of finding out about the missile launch en route - Pence's presence here on the ground in Seoul seemed to take on a stronger significance. The failed launch will sting in Pyongyang because it came a day after one of the biggest North Korean propaganda events of the year- celebrations of the 105th birthday of ... Continua a leggere...

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

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...

Passings: J. Geils (1946 - 2017)

Passings: J. Geils (1946 - 2017) After 11 albums, the band's 12th album, " Freeze Frame ", hit No. 1 on the Billboard charts for four weeks in 1981 and remained on the chart for 70 weeks. The band gained commercial success in the 1980's, following a shift to a more mainstream sound in the release of their smash third album " Freeze Frame ". Continua a leggere...

Pence to open Asian trip amid tensions with North Korea

Vice President Mike Pence is opening his trip to the Asia-Pacific region amid increasing tensions in North Korea over the regime's nuclear and missile programs. Army during the Korean War and was awarded the Bronze Star on April 15, 1953 - 64 years to the day of the vice president's departure for South Korea. Continua a leggere...

Islamic State Claims Responsibility for Palm Sunday Church Bombings in Egypt

Islamic State Claims Responsibility for Palm Sunday Church Bombings in Egypt Russia's President Vladimir Putin condemned the attacks and offered his condolences to Sisi, according to Russia's state-run Tass. Mohammed Abu Hamed, a politician, said the parliament will consider the issue in a session on Monday. Last week, Al-Sissi was on a state visit to the U.S. and met president Donald Trump . Earlier in the year, ISIS released a video calling Egyptian Christians "infi... Continua a leggere...

United Air passenger says scorpion bit him on flight from Texas

Videos showed passenger David Dao, a doctor, being pulled from his seat and dragged down the aisle after refusing to give up his seat on the flight. Mechelle said that they were booted from the flight because United made an unexpected change of aircraft and used a smaller airplane that could not accommodate all the passengers. Continua a leggere...

Uber, niente stop fino alla sentenza

Uber, niente stop fino alla sentenza In un comunicato, Uber ha scritto: " Siamo molto felici di poter comunicare a tutti i driver e agli utenti di Uber in Italia che potranno continuare ad utilizzare l'applicazione fino alla pronuncia del Tribunale sul nostro reclamo ". Ma l'hanno fatto troppo presto. In questo senso, stupisce ed è considerare assolutamente negativo l'atteggiamento da parte del Governo che non è intervenuto sul t... Continua a leggere...

Trump reverses views on Russia, China

The United States has warned that a policy of "strategic patience" is over. "Why would I call China a currency manipulator when they are working with us on the North Korean problem?" the president tweeted Sunday morning. Vice minister Han Song Ryol said in Pyongyang the country was ready to use its "powerful nuclear deterrent" if President Trump continues to provoke North Korea. Continua a leggere...

ACA fix is a federal sales tax

ACA fix is a federal sales tax With Republicans in command, their health care proposals as now formulated have generated far more concern than enthusiasm. But with the Obama administration gone, it's up to the Trump administration and its allies to keep the money flowing. Continua a leggere...

Attorney: Man dragged from United flight suffered concussion, broken nose

Attorney: Man dragged from United flight suffered concussion, broken nose They asked Munoz about his airline's policy for bumping passengers, and whether it makes a difference that passengers have already boarded the plane. "I'm not going", Dao is heard saying. David Dao. The announcement Wednesday from the city's Aviation Department comes two days after another officer involved in the Sunday night confrontation was put on leave. Continua a leggere...

Minnesota senators press United Airlines about passenger dragged from plane

Minnesota senators press United Airlines about passenger dragged from plane When he refused, reportedly saying he had patients he needed to see in the morning, United sent in Chicago Aviation Police officers to remove him from his seat. He also promised to review over-booking procedures and vowed to never again to use law enforcement to take a passenger off an overbooked boarded plane. Continua a leggere...

Investors Purchase Large Volume of Put Options on NVIDIA (NVDA)

KEYWISE CAPITAL MANAGEMENT Ltd increased its position in NVIDIA by 2.6% in the third quarter. A P/B ratio of less than 1.0 can indicate that a stock is undervalued, while a ratio of greater than 1.0 may indicate that a stock is overvalued. This represents a $0.56 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 0.59%. NVIDIA's dividend payout ratio (DPR) is 21.96%. If you are reading this news story on... Continua a leggere...

Flight compensation: Delta to offer almost £8000 to overbooked passengers

The policy change is meant to make sure incidents like the one earlier this month "never happen again", the spokeswoman said. The incident on Sunday on a flight preparing to leave Chicago's O'Hare International Airport has sparked widespread outrage, calls for congressional hearings and a petition urging the airline's chief executive to resign despite apologising to the passenger, his family and... Continua a leggere...


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