Économie

Mnuchin Attacks Greta Thunberg, Says She Needs To Study Economics

Mnuchin Attacks Greta Thunberg, Says She Needs To Study Economics He also branded Chinese President Xi Jinping and Prime Minister Viktor Orban of Soros' native Hungary as dictators. "We are in the midst of a crisis that is now, I hope, well understood", he said . On Wednesday, President Donald Trump said he hoped to finalize a pact with Europe before he faces reelection in November. Do we want to go down in history as the people who did nothing to bring... [Full Article...]

United Nations experts demand probe of Saudi crown prince

United Nations experts demand probe of Saudi crown prince Khashoggi, a journalist heavily critical of Riyadh's dictatorial schemes, worked with The Washington Post, that Bezos owns. 'The alleged hacking of Mr Bezos's phone, and those of others, demands immediate investigation by USA and other relevant authorities, including investigation of the continuous, multi-year, direct and personal involvement of the crown prince in efforts to target perceived ... [Full Article...]

Fairway Market files for bankruptcy, denies report it’s closing all stores

Fairway Market files for bankruptcy, denies report it’s closing all stores Nevertheless, in a bankruptcy filing late Wednesday, the 87-year-old supermarket didn't rule out a liquidation as it scrambles to sell assets. The deal includes Fairway's flagship Upper West Side store at 2131 Broadway along with its Harlem, Chelsea, Kips Bay and Upper East Side locations, court records show. [Full Article...]

Pipeline protesters block Swartz Bay ferry terminal

Pipeline protesters block Swartz Bay ferry terminal A statement from a group, which did not identify itself, said the demonstration is in support of Wet'suwet'en members opposing the Coastal GasLink pipeline in northern B.C. Supreme Court injunction preventing interference with the pipeline's construction. The project runs through Wet'suwet'en traditional territory. The group of protesters said it was responding to an worldwide call for action, b... [Full Article...]

Air Canada follows WestJet as it removes Boeing 737 Max until June

Air Canada follows WestJet as it removes Boeing 737 Max until June The company said regulators will decide when the Max flies again but that it periodically gives airlines and suppliers its best estimate of when that will happen. It will also make it harder for it to resume production later this year should the 737 Max be cleared by then. More information will be provided when Boeing releases its quarterly financial statement next week. [Full Article...]

Trump revives trade battle with Europe with threat to cars

Trump revives trade battle with Europe with threat to cars France, Australia, Austria and Poland have already introduced their own equivalent to the proposed digital services tax on a unilateral basis. "It is a proportionate tax, and it is a tax that is deliberately designed as a temporary tax". UK Chancellor Sajid Javid has told the Davos meeting he will not back down over the introduction of a new sales tax on large U.S. tech firms. The US has a tra... [Full Article...]

WHO weighs declaring new coronavirus worldwide public health emergency

WHO weighs declaring new coronavirus worldwide public health emergency The WHO will hold a meeting on Wednesday to determine whether the outbreak constitutes a "public health emergency of worldwide concern" and if so, what should be done to manage it. Now a new virus has the world on alert. However, since no one has ever reported finding a coronavirus infecting aquatic animals, it is plausible that the coronavirus may have originated from other animals sold in that... [Full Article...]

Tesla Surges Past $100 Billion Market Value, Usurping VW

Tesla Surges Past $100 Billion Market Value, Usurping VW That is a fraction of the 10 million sold by leading global automakers Toyota and Volkswagen, but investors have pushed up Tesla's value in the expectation that it is changing the industry, and its market value is greater than that of General Motors and Ford , combined. [Full Article...]

McConnell releases impeachment trial rules, sparking new outcry from Democrats

The White House has been involved in discussions with GOP allies over the last several days to make sure they're ready in the event Democrats get enough votes to allow witnesses , such as former national security adviser John Bolton , to testify in President Donald Trump's impeachment trial, a senior administration official and a person familiar with the matter tell CNN . [Full Article...]

Human-to-human transmission confirmed in China coronavirus

Human-to-human transmission confirmed in China coronavirus The number of cases has jumped from 45 on Friday to more than 200, officials said . Doctors in Wuhan , China's seventh most populous city, have stepped up screening for suspected cases of pneumonia. The World Health Organisation will meet Wednesday to decide if they should declare a public health emergency, according to the BBC . Strains of coronavirus are also responsible for severe... [Full Article...]

US Senate Approves New North American Free Trade Deal

US Senate Approves New North American Free Trade Deal A monthly survey among farmers published on Sunday and just days after signing a phase 1 trade agreement with China to boost Chinese purchases of American agricultural products to $ 40 billion a year over the next two years President Trump reached his highest level of support. [Full Article...]

Trump in Texas: "Better days for farmers ahead"

Trump in Texas: And just a day before the USMCA's passage out of the Senate, Trump signed an initial trade deal with China. "I get impeached", he said. That's what i get out of it. "When it comes to the environment, I will always trust a farmer over a Washington bureaucrat or a left-wing extremist", he said. "You never even thought of giving up and we got it done". [Full Article...]

Boris Johnson brands 'proxy' war in Libya a 'disgrace' at Berlin summit

Boris Johnson brands 'proxy' war in Libya a 'disgrace' at Berlin summit The foreign minister said the Berlin Conference on Sunday was a "good first step" but expressed Greece's displeasure at the absence of any explicit reference in its final conclusions to the European Union position on the memoranda signed by Turkey and the Tripoli government in Libya , to state that these were illegal and invalid. [Full Article...]

Best Buy starts investigation into CEO's personal conduct

Best Buy starts investigation into CEO's personal conduct The claims were made in an anonymous letter that was sent to the retailer in December. "Best Buy takes misconduct allegations very seriously", the spokesman said. The company ousted its then-chairman Richard Schulze after it was found that he failed to tell the board that Mr Dunn had an improper relationship with a female employee. [Full Article...]

Amazon boss Jeff Bezos holds closed-door meet with top industry honchos

Amazon boss Jeff Bezos holds closed-door meet with top industry honchos Retail and Fast Moving Consumer Goods players, including Kishore Biyani of Fture Group (where Amazon has an investment), Hindustan Unilever's Sanjiv Mehta, Nestle India's Suresh Narayanan and Proctor and Gamble India's Madhusudhan Gopalan were also present. [Full Article...]

Renault creuse l'écart avec PSA et annonce une Twingo électrique

Renault creuse l'écart avec PSA et annonce une Twingo électrique Dans un marché automobile difficile, touché par l'instabilité géopolitique et les conflits commerciaux, Renault s'est félicité d'avoir pu maintenir sa part de marché mondiale, en reculant un peu moins que la concurrence en moyenne. Pourtant, les ventes de voitures du groupe PSA (Peugeot, Citroën, DS, Opel, Vauxhall ) sont en berne. PSA a par ailleurs annoncé avoir lancé 10 nouveaux modèles hy... [Full Article...]

Louis Vuitton to Polish the 1,758-Carat Sewelo Diamond

Louis Vuitton to Polish the 1,758-Carat Sewelo Diamond Louis Vuitton say the stone's "full potential" will only be revealed after it has been polished. It was sold to Graff, a British jeweler, for $53 million. The only larger diamond ever found was the 3,106-carat Cullinan Diamond (right), unearthed in 1905 in South Africa. Louis Vuitton, founded in Paris in 1854, has form in the jewellery market. [Full Article...]

Après la baisse du Livret A, où placer son argent en 2020 ?

Après la baisse du Livret A, où placer son argent en 2020 ? Le gouvernement suit ainsi à la lettre la recommandation de la Banque de France qui se base sur une formule tenant compte du niveau des taux d'intérêt et de l'inflation et dont le plancher a été fixé à 0,50%. La perte sera évidemment plus importante pour ceux qui ont atteint le plafond de 22 950 euros. Egalement exonéré d'impôt et de prélèvements sociaux, mais accessibles uniquement sous conditi... [Full Article...]

EU Commissioner warns of year-end trade agreement "just not possible"

EU Commissioner warns of year-end trade agreement The European Union's new trade chief pulled no punches on an inaugural visit to Washington, saying President Donald Trump's tariff threats amount to short-sighted electioneering and warning him about widespread economic damage from protectionism. [Full Article...]

Hyundai and Kia invest £85.2m in UK-based electric van firm

Hyundai and Kia invest £85.2m in UK-based electric van firm It turns out delivery vehicles could be the "Trojan horse" for electric to really take off. Arrival , on the other hand, will benefit from the large OEM's scope and market access, as Denis Sverdlov, founder and CEO of the company, specified: " Arrival has created a game changing product category - Generation 2 Electric Vehicles ". [Full Article...]


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