Économie

Seahawks, Blazers owner, Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen dies at 65

Seahawks, Blazers owner, Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen dies at 65 After Gates and Allen found some success selling their programming language, MS-Basic, the Seattle natives moved their business in 1979 to Bellevue, Washington, not far from its eventual home in Redmond. Microsoft's big break came in 1980, when IBM Corp. made a decision to move into personal computers. The first versions of two classic Microsoft products, Microsoft Word and the Windows operating... [Full Article...]

The Sears Bankruptcy Is a Cautionary Tale for Hedge Fund Managers

The Sears Bankruptcy Is a Cautionary Tale for Hedge Fund Managers Sears was once among America's most iconic retailers, selling everything from houses to clothing. Lampert bought Sears in 2004 and merged it with Kmart , in which he had a controlling stake, the next year. But Walmart surpassed it in 1990 to become the largest retailer in the USA and Sears struggled to compete with retail giants like Walmart, Target and Amazon. [Full Article...]

Erdoğan, Saudi King discuss Khashoggi case over phone

Erdoğan, Saudi King discuss Khashoggi case over phone Still, he was careful to hedge his language - as he has been largely since Khashoggi vanished after the journalist's visit to the Saudi consulate in Istanbul . Mnuchin's wavering, which was reported by White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow, was part of an ambivalent response by the Trump administration to claims by Turkish officials that a team of Saudi assassins killed and dismembered ... [Full Article...]

IMF Chief Lagarde Defends Fed's Rate Hikes Slammed by Trump

IMF Chief Lagarde Defends Fed's Rate Hikes Slammed by Trump Asked about the market chaos, Trump told reporters, "I think the Fed is making a mistake , they're so tight". "Sentiment does remain fragile, having been initially a reaction to the sudden rise in United States bond yields, the selling has taken on a broader risk-off guise", warns Neil Wilson , chief markets analyst at Markets.com. [Full Article...]

Un compteur Linky mis en cause dans l'incendie d'une maison

Un compteur Linky mis en cause dans l'incendie d'une maison En plus de ça, il semblerait avoir quelques failles techniques puisqu'un compteur Linky a explosé ce samedi, soir la commune de Chalette-sur-Loing dans le Loiret. Ils ont également récupéré le mobilier encore intact ainsi qu'une partie des affaires personnelles du couple, que des voisins ont accepté d'entreposer dans leur garage. [Full Article...]

Winning numbers drawn for $548-million 'Mega Millions' jackpot

Winning numbers drawn for $548-million 'Mega Millions' jackpot It's not yet known whether anyone had bought a winning ticket. The estimated $654 million total is the second-highest in the game's history. No tickets matched all five numbers and the mega number for Tuesday's jackpot worth $470 million. [Full Article...]

Elon Musk's tequila is called 'Teslaquila', and he says it's 'coming soon'

Elon Musk's tequila is called 'Teslaquila', and he says it's 'coming soon' The news is just the latest development in a tumultuous year for the CEO. It is meant to create more oversight of Mr Musk, who provoked the charges when he claimed on Twitter that he had secured funding and might take the firm private. "Just want to [sic] that the Shortseller Enrichment Commission is doing incredible work", Musk, a frequent critic of investors betting against the electric auto... [Full Article...]

Federal Reserve ‘out of control’, says Donald Trump

Federal Reserve ‘out of control’, says Donald Trump If the economy maintains its current pace through the fourth quarter, the resulting 3.8 percent growth would be remarkable at this stage in an expansion but the economy is not overheating or in any danger of doing so. American families continue to spend at a healthy rate, and consumer confidence is near 20-year highs. He has shirked any criticism of the ballooning deficit, tried to jawbone foreign... [Full Article...]

Le navire Ulysse aurait reçu un appel 40 min avant la collision

Le navire Ulysse aurait reçu un appel 40 min avant la collision L'Ulysse va rester sur zone en attendant que la situation soit réévaluée dans la journée. La préfecture précise encore que les navires Abeille Flandre et Jason , et le Pluton de la Marine nationale sont toujours sur place " pour assurer la sécurité des navires et préserver l'environnement ". [Full Article...]

Facebook confirme le piratage de 29 millions de comptes — Données personnelles

Facebook confirme le piratage de 29 millions de comptes — Données personnelles Le groupe de Mark Zuckerberg a confirmé ce vendredi ce qu'il avait déjà révélé le 28 septembre. Des informations supplémentaires l'ont aussi été pour 14 millions d'autres usagers. Le 16 septembre, Facebook a observé une hausse inhabituelle du nombre de connexions et décidé d'enquêter. Les attaques, basées sur une brèche de sécurité présente dans la fonction Aperçu du profil en tant que entre jui... [Full Article...]

Oil extends losses as markets fall, inventories climb

Oil extends losses as markets fall, inventories climb Brent prices fell more than $1.83 to $81 a barrel in mid-day trading while WTI prices fell $1.54 to $71. They dropped 2.4 percent in the previous session. "The large increase in overall crude oil inventories and a decent-sized increase at the Cushing, Oklahoma, delivery hub is a negative for prices, as it eases some of the supply crunch worries that have crept into the market", said John Kilduff, ... [Full Article...]

Oil Drops as US Considers Granting Countries Waivers on Iran Sanctions

Oil Drops as US Considers Granting Countries Waivers on Iran Sanctions Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman said last week the NEOM business zone will build two to three towns each year starting in 2020 and be fully complete by 2025. With Iran sanctions still on the table, potential spare capacity constraints and also a slowdown in US drilling, USA bank J.P.Morgan said in its latest cross-asset outlook for clients that it recommended to "stay long Jan '19 WTI on ... [Full Article...]

US stock index futures down as trading resumes

US stock index futures down as trading resumes Boeing lost 4.7 percent to $367.57 and Alphabet, Google's parent company, gave up 4.6 percent to $1,092.16. At its worst, the Dow Jones index dropped by as much as 699 points, before closing 546 points (2.1 per cent) lower at 25,053. Netflix shares fell by 6pc and have now fallen by 12pc in the last five days. United States stocks notched solid gains in the third quarter as investors brushed ... [Full Article...]

Pakistan formally asks the International Monetary Fund for a bailout package

Pakistan formally asks the International Monetary Fund for a bailout package He did not specify how much in emergency financing the government would seek, but he had earlier said the government would need at least $8 billion to meet external debt payments through the end of the year. India's economy grew 6.7 per cent in FY18. Beijing has answered with taxes on $110 billion worth of US exports. The PBOC did not immediately respond to Reuters' request for comment on Yi's r... [Full Article...]

Taxe d’habitation. Ces villes qui augmentent leurs taux

Si vous avez déménagez par exemple, dans une autre commune pratiquant un taux plus élevé ou pour un logement plus grand dans la même commune, votre taxe d'habitation a logiquement augmenté. Le ministre de l'Action et des Comptes publics relativise les dérapages fiscaux liés à la taxe d'habitation, assurant que 18 millions de foyers vont bénéficier en moyenne d'une réduction de 200 euros sur leurs ... [Full Article...]

Wall Street entraîne les bourses mondiales dans sa chute

Wall Street entraîne les bourses mondiales dans sa chute La Bourse de Hong-Kong reculait de près de -4% une heure avant la clôture hier et perdait -3,19% à l'ouverture jeudi. "Les marchés sont " menacés", analyse Stephen Innes, responsable des échanges Asie-Pacifique chez Oanda, pour qui " les paris sont ouverts " sur la suite du scénario". [Full Article...]

International Monetary Fund says Pakistan has not asked it for a bailout so far

International Monetary Fund says Pakistan has not asked it for a bailout so far It left 2018 growth forecasts for the two countries unchanged at 2.9 percent for the USA and 6.6 percent for China. The International Monetary Fund has downgraded SA's GDP expansion forecast for 2018, joining the World Bank and the SA Reserve Bank in lowering growth projections. [Full Article...]

China Shares Tumble, Central Bank’s Move to Aid Economy Shrugged Off

China Shares Tumble, Central Bank’s Move to Aid Economy Shrugged Off China's stocks fell sharply today despite Beijing's weekend announcement that it will slash the level of cash that banks must hold as reserves, a sign of underlying investor anxiety over a heated Sino-US trade war . However, Stephen Innes, head of Asia-Pacific trading at OANDA, said: "It's not too much of a stretch to assume markets should expect more policy easing measures and increased inf... [Full Article...]

Rappel de pâtes Panzani et d'oeufs, en raison d'un risque d'intoxication

Rappel de pâtes Panzani et d'oeufs, en raison d'un risque d'intoxication Les oeufs provenant de cette EARL sont conditionnés dans des boîtes de 6, de 12 ou par plaques de 30 oeufs . Pour mieux les retrouver, il suffit de regarder la marque inscrite sur les oeufs . Les lots concernés ont une date de péremption datée au 1 août 2021. Selon le ministère de l'Agriculture, il pourrait s'agir de Coquillettes, Serpentini , Torti et Coudes rayés. [Full Article...]

Brent crude drops below $83 on expectations Iran will maintain some exports

Two companies in India, which in the past have been big buyers or Iranian oil, have ordered barrels in November, according to India's oil minister. The Islamic Republic exported 1.1 million barrels per day (bpd) of crude in that seven-day period, Refinitiv Eikon data showed. [Full Article...]


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