ECONOMIA

McDonald's applauds students behind viral prank

The prank involves Jevh Maravilla and Christian Toledo, who noticed posters of customers at a McDonald's in Pearland lacked Asian representation and decided to make their own. Maravilla then managed to track down a McDonald's uniform shirt at Goodwill - a steal at less than $7 - and doctored up a fake ID badge that made it appear to anyone asking questions that he was Jeff Bergara, a McDonald's Re... Continua a leggere...

JD.com shares dip after CEO's arrest and release

JD.com shares dip after CEO's arrest and release Chinese billionaire Liu Qiandong was a‌rr‌est‌ed and placed in the c‌ust‌ody of a po‌l‌ic‌e station in Minneapolis, Minnesota on Friday night on suspicion of s‌e‌xu‌al misc‌onduct . A spokeswoman for the University of Minnesota said Liu, who is enrolled as a student with the Carlson School of Management's doctor of business administration China program, was in Minneapolis to attend a weeklong resi... Continua a leggere...

Fitch: Tria, li convinceremo con azioni

Fitch: Tria, li convinceremo con azioni Le agenzie hanno "correttamente sospeso il giudizio". In questo caso è un po' sorprendente che non siano stati rilasciati più dettagli, oppure il ministro Tria non ha il loro sostegno e dunque sta cercando di forzare la situazione. Abbiamo un debito che viene da lontano: "non c'è finanza allegra", ha detto incontrando i media a Shanghai, seconda tappa della sua visita istituzionale in Cina. Continua a leggere...

Amazon Chief Jeff Bezos Rockets To Become Richest Person On The Planet

Amazon Chief Jeff Bezos Rockets To Become Richest Person On The Planet The Cupertino-based iPhone-maker is now worth about $1.1 trillion. In just two decades, the company expanded far beyond its bookseller beginnings - they've managed to combine a world-wide retail operation with a less showy, but clearly, incredibly profitable advertising and cloud software businesses. Continua a leggere...

TSB boss Paul Pester to step down after IT fiasco

TSB boss Paul Pester to step down after IT fiasco Pester's decision follows another IT failure Monday that left some customers unable to access their accounts. The bank is still struggling to get its IT systems to work properly. Treasury Committee chairwoman Nicky Morgan welcomed news of his departure and said "it is right" that he should step down. TSB CEO Paul Pester has resigned following another round of IT outages at the beleaguered bank... Continua a leggere...

Argentina unveils 'emergency' austerity measures, grain export taxes

Argentina's President Mauricio Macri and IMF's Lagarde agreed on Wednesday to speed up payments of a $50bn International Monetary Fund loan to counter heightened volatility in the battered economy. Argentina's economic woes have revived painful memories of a 2001-2002 economic crisis that plunged millions into poverty and shook the faith of worldwide investors in Latin America's third-largest eco... Continua a leggere...

Energy Department intervenes to keep petrol price increase down

Energy Department intervenes to keep petrol price increase down In Kolkata and Chennai, petrol rules at 82.06 and Rs 82.24 respectively and diesel at Rs 74.00 and Rs 75.19, respectively. While situation in India seems much worse - with rupee falling to Rs 71.12 against dollar and fuel prices touching all-time high - neighbouring countries like China, Nepal, Sri Lanka and Pakistan are also bearing the brunt of high crude oil prices. Continua a leggere...

Turkey hikes tax on forex deposits to prop up lira

Turkey hikes tax on forex deposits to prop up lira The Development Bank of Turkey released a document on Thursday showing Kilimci had joined its board, Reuters reported. "Lira weakness may remain a dominant theme amid ongoing fears of double digit inflation, the deepening of current account deficit and questions over the central bank independence", he added. Continua a leggere...

California Sends FCC-Defying Net Neutrality Law To Governor's Desk

California Sends FCC-Defying Net Neutrality Law To Governor's Desk The bill would prohibit promotions of free streaming for apps, a practice that can stifle the businesses of other websites that don't have the resources to offer such promotions. Brown has not publicly stated whether or not he will sign the bill, though it has broad support from state Democrats. Lawmakers said internet service providers had already indicated to them that they would sue to ov... Continua a leggere...

United States sanctions on Iran unlikely to stop oil exports completely

United States sanctions on Iran unlikely to stop oil exports completely U.S. West Texas Intermediate crude oil futures are in a position to finish the week almost 5 percent higher although on a weak note due to selling pressure on Friday. Output was boosted by a recovery in Libyan production and as Iraq's southern exports hit a record. Additionally, traders are saying that rising US production could become an issue after Baker Hughes reported on Friday that USA dril... Continua a leggere...

China cutting videogame approvals to protect children’s eyesight

China cutting videogame approvals to protect children’s eyesight Tencent shares fell as much as 5.3 percent in Hong Kong, while Netease tumbled 7.2 percent in NY. "The use of electronic products for non-learning purposes should not exceed 15 minutes and should not be more than one hour per day", it said. Continua a leggere...

Trump to impose tariffs on Chinese goods by $200 billion

Trump to impose tariffs on Chinese goods by $200 billion Trump's remarks ignited more dollar buying. Trump on Wednesday accused China of pressuring North Korea not to bend in nuclear negotiations with the US. Ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying made the comments at a daily news briefing in Beijing. China's position is to resolve the issue via pragmatic talks on an equal basis, which is what the global community wants to see, she added. Continua a leggere...

Ue, lampade alogene addio: da oggi sono illegali

Ue, lampade alogene addio: da oggi sono illegali Risparmi destinati ad aumentare ulteriormente con i prezzi dei LED più bassi e il miglioramento delle performance. Non solo, in diversi punti vendita, in particolare nelle grandi catene, ai vari addetti è stato imposto dalle direzioni centrali di consigliare e di accompagnare nell'acquisto i clienti, suggerendo loro le lampadine di nuova generazione e spiegando non solo la direttiva europea ... Continua a leggere...

South African mainly white trade union to strike over 'racial exclusion'

South African mainly white trade union to strike over 'racial exclusion' Dirk Hermann, Solidarity's chief executive, said the union would file its complaint in the U.S.by early next week. Last year, the firm pledged to increase its black ownership levels in Sasol South Africa to at least 25 percent in a 21 billion rand ($1.5 billion) deal. Continua a leggere...

Twenty new United Kingdom businesses to set shop in Kenya

Twenty new United Kingdom businesses to set shop in Kenya At first she mimicked the moves of a dancing scout but she eventually broke out on her own, offering true "May-bit" style. "That's better than I normally do", she said . While thanking President Kenyatta for his commitment to creating an enabling and conducive environment for the growth of the private sector in Kenya, Prime Minister May observed that British companies are known for their high... Continua a leggere...

CBOE might launch Ethereum futures this year, but ETH/USD bears unimpressed

CBOE might launch Ethereum futures this year, but ETH/USD bears unimpressed If this is true, it could mean a lot for Ethereum . Speaking with Business Insider reporters, Lee, who has become well-known, if not near-infamous for his seemingly undying bullish sentiment on Bitcoin, noted that Ether futures will allow speculators to weigh down on the price of ETH . Continua a leggere...

Google and Mastercard in credit card data deal

Google and Mastercard in credit card data deal However, the deal has raised concerns over how much consumer information Google has access to, and the lack of transparency and consumer information provided regarding the partnership. This means that even if a store doesn't have a partnership with Google, other groups who view or process its card transactions may pass customer information on to the search giant. Continua a leggere...

Trump cancels planned January pay raise for federal workers

Trump cancels planned January pay raise for federal workers Speaking Friday on retirement savings in Charlotte, N.C., Trump says, "I'm going to study that over the weekend", calling it a fitting issue to explore over the Labor Day holiday. In addition, a yearly adjustment of paychecks based on the region of the country where a worker is posted - the "locality pay increase" - was due to take effect. Continua a leggere...

Is Younkers coming back? Site displays cryptic message

Is Younkers coming back? Site displays cryptic message The relaunched company would be focused on online commerce, but also would include some physical locations. "We've got great news-Boston Store is coming back!" said one. "We appreciate your loyalty & look forward tobeing able to serve you again soon". Bon-Ton filed for bankruptcy February 4, and was unable to find an investor willing to keep the company going. Continua a leggere...

Trade uncertainties bog down Wall Street, Apple offers some relief

Trade uncertainties bog down Wall Street, Apple offers some relief The indexes were also up for the month of August, with the Nasdaq posting its largest monthly gain since January. Stocks hardly budged Friday as the USA and Canada were unable to complete a trade deal, but the two sides intend to continue negotiating next week. Continua a leggere...


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