Économie

China: Alibaba Singles' Day sales on course for new record

China: Alibaba Singles' Day sales on course for new record Besides Alibaba's Tmall and the brands' own platforms, rival sites such as JD.com, Suning.com and Pinduoduo are running their own Singles' Day campaigns. "With the center course growing in China, it can be a truly wonderful option for Australian businesses to interact with Chinese consumers". Ahead of this year's shopping extravaganza, consumers seemed to be as eager as ever to snap up deals. [Full Article...]

Uber boss calls Khashoggi's murder a 'mistake' by Saudi Arabia, then backtracks

Uber boss calls Khashoggi's murder a 'mistake' by Saudi Arabia, then backtracks Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi called Saudi Arabia's murder of journalist and U.S. resident Jamal Khashoggi "a mistake", though he later clarified that Saudi actions were "reprehensible and should not be forgotten or excused". Axios editor Dan Primack, who conducted the interview, tweeted that Khosrowshahi expressed regret for his comments nearly immediately. "So I think that people make mist... [Full Article...]

WeWork reportedly in talks to hire T-Mobile exec as new CEO

WeWork reportedly in talks to hire T-Mobile exec as new CEO Unlike Neumann, Legere is a highly effective business leader, having reshaped the culture and profitability of T-Mobile over the past decade. The executive search follows the billion-dollar buyout of former WeWork founder and CEO Adam Neumann after he led the company to an unsuccessful IPO . [Full Article...]

Chicago & Denver flights canceled at Hector International Airport

Chicago & Denver flights canceled at Hector International Airport A plane coming from North Carolina slid off a runway when it touched down in IL, officials say. American Eagle flight 4125 was arriving from Greensboro, North Carolina when it slid off the runway. So far Monday, more than 400 flights have been canceled at O'Hare and almost 100 more at the nearby Midway Airport. Chicago is expected to experience up to six inches of snow in the next 24 hours as ... [Full Article...]

As violence hits Hong Kong, its shares lead a decline across Asia

As violence hits Hong Kong, its shares lead a decline across Asia There is no such thing as a buying and selling in U.S. Treasurys because of the Veterans Working day vacation. The US-China trade developments remain the nearly exclusive driver of crude oil prices in the near term at least, while speculations continue to gyrate around the probability of removing part of the existing tariffs and the timing of the "Phase One' deal sign". [Full Article...]

Stocks edge lower as investors listen for trade deal clues

Stocks edge lower as investors listen for trade deal clues US stocks fell in early trading Friday as investors grew more uncertain about prospects for a trade deal between the USA and China. Bond prices fell. He sees so few stocks attractively priced that he now has 15% of his clients' money at mutual funds and separately managed account sitting in cash. [Full Article...]

Wedding sponsorships pour in for man who proposed to girlfriend at KFC

Wedding sponsorships pour in for man who proposed to girlfriend at KFC With a little help from two viral hashtags: #KFCProposal and #KFCWedding, the couple were soon identified as Bhut' Hector and Nonhlanhla. KFC South Africa, a subsidiary of Kentucky-based YUM's KFC, reposted the original proposal, asking for help finding the couple. [Full Article...]

Veterans Day 2019: List of discounts and giveaways offered for the holiday

Veterans Day 2019: List of discounts and giveaways offered for the holiday Bombshells will also set a "Missing Man Table" in each location. The office of Congressman Gus Bilirakis and the West Pasco Dental Association will host this year's Stars, Stripes, and Smiles event at Pasco Hernando State College on Friday, November 8, 2019 from 10 a.m.to 1 p.m. [Full Article...]

Windsor's jobless rate sees increase for the month of October

Windsor's jobless rate sees increase for the month of October The number of full-time jobs fell by 16,100, offset in part by a gain of 14,300 part-time jobs. The Canadian dollar weakened to a three-week low of $1.3232 to the US dollar, or 75.57 cents USA, after the jobs data was released. Canadian net change in employment for October came in at a disappointing -1.8K print for the headline figure which was a big miss compared to the median economist estim... [Full Article...]

Bank of England keeps bank rate at 0.75%

Bank of England keeps bank rate at 0.75% The 2022 growth rate is above Britain's long-term trend and would push inflation back above the BoE's 2% goal, the central bank said. German industrial output fell more than expected in September, data showed on Thursday, pointing to ongoing weakness in the sector and indicating that the Eurozone's largest economy will slip into recession in the third quarter. [Full Article...]

China, US agree to roll back additional tariffs

China, US agree to roll back additional tariffs The president turned to tariffs past year to force China to abandon trade practices, especially in the high-technology area, that disadvantaged American companies. China's imports of American soybeans and other goods tumbled 26.4 percent in the first nine months of this year following tariff hikes and orders to importers to find other suppliers. [Full Article...]

Trend Micro employee sold user data to tech support scammers

Trend Micro employee sold user data to tech support scammers According to the company's announcement, thousands of customers had been exposed, as the rogue sold names and phone numbers that resided in the company's customer support database. One of the biggest worries of CEOs and CISOs is that an employee will access and sell customer data. No financial or credit card payment information was accessed, Trend Micro said. [Full Article...]

Rollback of China tariffs faces fierce opposition in White House

Rollback of China tariffs faces fierce opposition in White House The interim trade pact is widely expected to include a US pledge to scrap tariffs scheduled for December 15 on about $156 billion worth of Chinese imports, including cell phones, laptop computers and toys. While no specifics have been released, the statement gives hope to investors and companies reliant on trade with China after concerns over China's push against tariffs had many fearing talks wou... [Full Article...]

More than 2 million pounds of ready-to-cook chicken recalled

More than 2 million pounds of ready-to-cook chicken recalled The U.S. Department of Agriculture and the manufacturer are recalling more than 2 million pounds of chicken because it may have "extraneous materials" in it, including metal. The recall, however, does not include chicken sold in stores. Those with food-safety questions can call the USDA Meat and Poultry Hotline at 888-674-6854. [Full Article...]

Facebook introduces its new company brand designed for clarity

Facebook introduces its new company brand designed for clarity Instagram and WhatsApp , for example, once operated very independently, but the co-founders of both companies have left in the past 18 months as that autonomy started to fade. It said the new name "better reflected the diversity of the group". What this means: Facebook's new move is probably a way of washing off the backlash it received from different countries over privacy breaches. [Full Article...]

The largest oil company in the world goes to stock exchange

The largest oil company in the world goes to stock exchange Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman widely touted the US$ 2 trillion valuation of Saudi Aramco , since whispers of the IPO came on the scene. More than three years after the IPO was first mooted, Aramco published a so-called intention to float on Sunday, the most dramatic change to the Saudi oil industry since the company was nationalized in the 1970s. [Full Article...]

Altercation at Maryland Popeye's Chicken leads to fatal stabbing, per reports

Altercation at Maryland Popeye's Chicken leads to fatal stabbing, per reports Officers arrived at Popeyes to find a man suffering from multiple stab wounds. He succumbed to his injuries in hospital and died around 50 minutes after the stabbing. "For you to get that angry over anything; for that type of anger to develop into this type of violence ... is a very sad and tragic day", Donelan said Monday night outside the restaurant. [Full Article...]

Krispy Kreme to support Minnesota college student's doughnut resale service

Krispy Kreme to support Minnesota college student's doughnut resale service But when the donut shop giant caught wind of his operation, they told him to close up shop. As a senior studying accounting at Metropolitan State University in St. His last weekend run was on October 26th and covered eight locations: Burnsville, Bloomington, Minnetonka, St Louis Park, Little Canada, Fridley, Brooklyn Park, and Coon Rapids. [Full Article...]

China lifts ban on Canadian beef and pork exports

China lifts ban on Canadian beef and pork exports Good news for Canadian farmers today: Canadian pork and beef exports to China will resume. Trudeau thanked Canada's Ambassador to China, Dominic Barton, and the Canadian meat industry for their work. "Our long-standing trade relationship with China is very important to both sides and this represents an important step for both countries", he added. [Full Article...]

Plus de 32 000 foyers toujours privés d'électricité

Plus de 32 000 foyers toujours privés d'électricité Bon nombres de clients d'Hydro-Québec se sont réveillés sans avoir retrouvé l'électricité ce matin, notamment dans les secteurs des G et des F à Candiac. Selon Éric Martel, environ 70 % des pannes qui persistaient dimanche ne vont permettre de rebrancher chacune qu'une vingtaine d'abonnés. Les clients de Chaudière-Appalaches (9254), de la Montérégie (7084), des Laurentides (6507), de la Mauricie... [Full Article...]


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