ECONOMIA

Cboe pulls its long-awaited bitcoin ETF application amid a government shutdown

Cboe pulls its long-awaited bitcoin ETF application amid a government shutdown Past year was a tough one for Bitcoin and when the application was pulled the price fell and is still trading around the $3,600 after rising above $4,000 earlier in the month. All the other ETF applications based their proposals on Bitcoin futures contracts. However, with the shutdown of the United States government, the entire process was then delayed. Continua a leggere...

Unemployment rate falls as part-time work spikes

Unemployment rate falls as part-time work spikes Jobs grew a solid 21.6k in December. "Softer economic conditions, including falling property prices, suggest that employment growth will ease somewhat in 2019". Employment increased 23,100 to 12,711,600. The employment-to-population ratio - capturing the proportion of Australia's working age population in employment - also ticked higher by 0.1 percentage points to 62.4% in seasonally adjusted ... Continua a leggere...

Draghi avverte: segnali dall'economia più deboli del previsto

Entrambi gli esperti sono fiduciosi che il sostegno alle banche non andrà oltre la primavera, quando la fine del mandato di Draghi come presidente della Bce sarà ormai vicina. Lo ha dichiarato il Governatore della Bce Mario Draghi rispondendo a una domanda sulle critiche mosse da alcuni Paesi Ue (in primis l'Italia ) sulla vigilanza bancaria della Bce . Continua a leggere...

Local TSA Agents Not Part Of Shutdown

Local TSA Agents Not Part Of Shutdown We have officially reached day 35 of the government shutdown . While many federal employees have been off work without pay since what is now the longest government shutdown in USA history began 34 days ago, some are still going to work and not receiving a check. Continua a leggere...

Facebook used games to make millions off children in 'friendly fraud'

Facebook used games to make millions off children in 'friendly fraud' According to Reveal News' summary, the children individually spent hundreds and in some cases thousands of dollars on games such as Angry Birds , Fruit Ninja, Barn Buddy, and Petville from 2010 to 2014. That same year, Google settled a similar case for $19 million with the same agency. But none of those companies had their dirty laundry aired quite like Facebook is now in a case that it thoug... Continua a leggere...

There Will Be No Sweethearts Candies Sold This Valentine's Day

There Will Be No Sweethearts Candies Sold This Valentine's Day The company that used to make Sweethearts and NECCO wafers, New England Candy Co., went out of business in July 2018 after being purchased by an investment firm in a bankruptcy auction. What's a tongue-tied person in love to do? According to candystore.com, conversation hearts were the most popular Valentine's candy previous year. Continua a leggere...

Ray Dalio Says Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s Ideas Are Taking Root

Ray Dalio Says Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s Ideas Are Taking Root The last error is a bit more wonky, but Kessler ruled that it is a misunderstanding of economics to believe Walmart and Amazon "experience a wealth transfer from the public" because the government pays for their employees' housing, food stamps, etc. Continua a leggere...

Hundreds missing after Brazil dam collapse

Hundreds missing after Brazil dam collapse More than 200 people are missing after a dam burst at a mine in Brazil . Among those missing were 100 employees who were having lunch in the dam's administrative area when a torrent of sludge and water hit it, fire brigade spokesperson Pedro Aihara said. Continua a leggere...

U.S. oil up 1% on Venezuela turmoil, but hefty stock build weighs

U.S. oil up 1% on Venezuela turmoil, but hefty stock build weighs With Iran already crippled by USA sanctions, a drop in Venezuelan exports could squeeze global supply further. Brent crude futures fell 5 cents to settle at $61.09 a barrel. But concern about the supply of heavy crudes is apparent in the United States physical market, where the price for Mars Sour, a medium crude, shot to its highest since early 2011. Continua a leggere...

Walmart to hire hundreds of truck drivers, raise salary to nearly $90000

Walmart to hire hundreds of truck drivers, raise salary to nearly $90000 Truck drivers working for Walmart will soon make almost $90,000 - and they're hiring. The retailer says, on average, its drivers will make about 89 cents per mile - or $87,500 per year. The new practices are a response to increased demands on the company's transportation network. Furnell said Walmart is transforming its hiring process to give applicants the opportunity to learn the "Walmart way"... Continua a leggere...

General Mills recalls Gold Medal flour over salmonella concerns

General Mills recalls Gold Medal flour over salmonella concerns Salmonella was found during samples of the Gold Medal Unbleached Flour . General Mills has not received any direct consumer reports of confirmed illnesses related to the product, the release said. Affected consumers can contact General Mills at 1-800-230-8103 or visit www.generalmills.com/flour to receive a coupon for a replacement. Salmonella infections occur after eating raw meat and eggs ... Continua a leggere...

Renault convenes board to turn page on Carlos Ghosn era

Renault convenes board to turn page on Carlos Ghosn era Ghosn finally agreed in recent days to step down from Renault , Reuters reported on Tuesday - but only after the French government called for leadership change and his bail requests were rejected by the Japanese courts. Ghosn also served as chairman of Nissan and another alliance partner, Mitsubishi, but was sacked from both firms shortly after his arrest on November 19, 2018. Continua a leggere...

USA requests a public U.N. Security Council meeting on Venezuela

USA requests a public U.N. Security Council meeting on Venezuela United States national security adviser John Bolton said the USA would cut the cash Mr Maduro receives and allocate it to Mr Guaido instead. "What we hope is that dialogue can be possible, and that we avoid an escalation that would lead to the kind of conflict that would be a disaster for the people of Venezuela and for the region", he said at the World Economic Forum in Davos. Continua a leggere...

Family kicked off American Airline flight due to complaints about body odor

Family kicked off American Airline flight due to complaints about body odor An American Airlines spokesperson issued a statement to Yahoo Lifestyle , saying , "They were asked to deplane after multiple passengers , along with our crew members and Miami airport team, were concerned about the comfort of our other passengers due to the odor". Continua a leggere...

Reddito Cittadinanza, Di Maio: "RDC non esclude i senza dimora"

Reddito Cittadinanza, Di Maio: Ne abbiamo parlato con Andrea De Stefano, esperto contabile oltre che revisore dei conti. Mentre l'approvazione del reddito di inclusione non ha portato niente al Pd, che nelle campagne elettorali si è occupato d'altro. Dopo l'accettazione, il beneficiario verrà contattato dai centri per l'impiego per individuare il percorso di formazione o di reinserimento lavorativo da attuare. Continua a leggere...

Oh God! Now China has blocked Microsoft Bing too

Oh God! Now China has blocked Microsoft Bing too When Google quit China, Microsoft saw that as an opportunity to take its place. Yahoo search was blocked in China previous year. The search engine's home page too remains inaccessible from within mainland China. It is unclear how long site was down, however, Bing was one of the last well-known foreign search engines operating in the country. Top US internet platforms like Facebook, Twitter... Continua a leggere...

North Texas-Based Air Traffic Controllers Resign Over Government Shutdown

North Texas-Based Air Traffic Controllers Resign Over Government Shutdown As the shutdown has worn on, Trump and top Cabinet officials have come under scrutiny for appearing to lack empathy for unpaid federal workers. Yet the issue persisted, and on Friday the TSA said in a statement that call-out rates among officers were double the rate from a year ago. Continua a leggere...

Corbyn accused of 'facilitating a job-destroying Brexit'

Corbyn accused of 'facilitating a job-destroying Brexit' The parliamentary backers of the People's Vote campaign said yesterday that without Labour frontbench support they would not have enough MPs to have any prospect of forcing the government's hand. "Labour should be clearly setting out a different course, not facilitating a job-destroying Brexit". She warned her party leader that Labour would "haemorrhage" votes at the next general election if he ... Continua a leggere...

What are the economic implications of Trump's Venezuela policy?

What are the economic implications of Trump's Venezuela policy? His comments came a day after the United States and several Latin American nations recognized the opposition leader as the country's acting leader, who called for free elections to end the repressive rule of hard-leftist Maduro . "Just imagine for a moment how the American people would react to the news the budget crisis (shutdown) has produced a situation in which, say, the speaker of the Hous... Continua a leggere...

Riscatto laurea Inps 2019: detrazioni fiscali e costo. Il nuovo sconto

Riscatto laurea Inps 2019: detrazioni fiscali e costo. Il nuovo sconto Con tale decreto rimarrà l'aumento dell'anzianità assicurativa e contributiva, ma non aumenterà più il valore della pensione. In un contesto, come quello attuale, in cui i requisiti pensionistici rimangono spesso un'utopia e l'età della pensione è sempre più lontana, un tema interessante che potrebbe tornare di attualità è il cd " riscatto della laurea ". Continua a leggere...


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