Économie

Le nombre de permis de construire plonge — Logement neuf

Le nombre de permis de construire plonge — Logement neuf Au troisième trimestre 2018, le nombre de permis de construire continue sa chute libre, -10,2 % par rapport à la même période l'année dernière, pour atteindre 122.100 autorisations. A compter de septembre 2018, 11,1 % de projets de construction autorisés, dans l'individuel, ont été annulés, un chiffre plus bas que la moyenne longue durée (calculée sur 10 ans) qui s'élève à 12,2 %. [Full Article...]

Brexit secretary confirms deal expected by mid-November

Brexit secretary confirms deal expected by mid-November Mr Coveney is in Paris this evening where he said major progress will have to be made in the next week for this deadline to be met. "I think he has abandoned any idea of getting to budget balance by the mid-2020s". The changes had been due to come into force in 2020. Although spending on the NHS will rise "substantially" as a result of the "big upward revision" to overall spending plans announ... [Full Article...]

FBI Conducting Criminal Investigation into Tesla

FBI Conducting Criminal Investigation into Tesla The SEC in September charged Musk, 47, with misleading investors with tweets in August that said he was considering taking Tesla private at $420 a share and had "funding secured ". Ellison's net worth is estimated to be around $59 billion. Further, Musk said that he just recently approved the Model Y prototype for production, a statement which suggests that we might see a grand unveiling... [Full Article...]

Budget 2018: Philip Hammond to announce commemorative Brexit 50p coin

Budget 2018: Philip Hammond to announce commemorative Brexit 50p coin It is expected to carry the words "Friendship With All Nations" in an attempt to send out a "positive message" to the rest of the World. The commemorative coin has had to be personally signed off by the Queen , as it will bear her head, but The Sun quotes a source close to the Chancellor as saying: "It's an historic moment which will rightly be commemorated". [Full Article...]

Pour 84% des Français, Macron n’améliorera pas leur pouvoir d'achat (JDD)

Pour 84% des Français, Macron n’améliorera pas leur pouvoir d'achat (JDD) Dans le monde de la politique, 82% des partisans de la France insoumise ont constaté cette baisse tandis que cette proportion est de 84% chez les LR ou Les Républicains et 81 % du côté du Front National. [Full Article...]

Royal Mint's Gold-Pegged Cryptocurrency Shelved

Royal Mint's Gold-Pegged Cryptocurrency Shelved The project would have been the first time a government of a developed economy had become directly involved with a crypto currency exchange, analysts and traders said. With several startups and other mints working on similar projects, the decision could now leave the United Kingdom and the Royal Mint trailing behind, effectively destroying its chances of creating a new multi-billion dollar a... [Full Article...]

IBM buys Red Hat in US$34 billion deal

IBM buys Red Hat in US$34 billion deal IBM will purchase all shares of Red Hat for $190 each, a 63% premium over the company's current valuation. Red Hat, which is publicly traded, has a market cap of $20.5 billion . Red Hat CEO Jim Whitehurst said IBM will give it scale while preserving an open source commitment. If you ask IBM, the deal is all about the cloud. [Full Article...]

European Central Bank to curb stimulus amid darker outlook

European Central Bank to curb stimulus amid darker outlook At 8.30 a.m. ET (2.30 p.m. CET), ECB President Mario Draghi will speak to journalists about the central bank's announcements with eyes likely to be on the situation in Italy , which has seen the country's government clash with the European Union over its proposed budget. [Full Article...]

CEO says Google terminated 48 employees for misconduct in two years

CEO says Google terminated 48 employees for misconduct in two years When media agencies asked for a reaction from the company, Google released an email that had been sent to the employees from Sundar Pichai stating that the company had fired 48 employees on sexual harassment allegations a year ago, adding that even the 13 senior executives included among them didn't receive "an exit package" , reported AFP . [Full Article...]

Retired veteran claims $1 million Powerball ticket in Madison

Retired veteran claims $1 million Powerball ticket in Madison Powerball lottery tickets are sold in 44 states, Washington D.C., Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. The lucky victor or winners hit a jackpot worth $1.54 billion in estimated annuity value (or $878 million in cash). They brought a tray of snacks for the staff to show their appreciation. Last month, a drought-stricken farmer in NSW was given some relief after he won $200,000 in the Lucky... [Full Article...]

L'achat de F-35 par la Belgique critiqué par… Macron

Soit 85 millions d'euros par F-35. Dassault Aviation a réagi dans un communiqué publié vendredi en parlant d'un "mauvais signal pour la construction de l'Europe de la défense" et en déplorant "une préférence américaine en Europe". Finalement, gouvernement belge a notamment reproché à l'offre française de ne pas avoir spécifié de prix pour l'avion proposé. Dassault Aviation "a participé à l'off... [Full Article...]

Google affirme avoir licencié 48 salariés en 2 ans — Harcèlement sexuel

Google affirme avoir licencié 48 salariés en 2 ans — Harcèlement sexuel Sundar Pichai assure qu'aucun de ces salariés n'a reçu d'indemnités de départ, alors que le New York Times affirme dans une enquête jeudi que le géant de l'internet a étouffé plusieurs cas de harcèlement concernant de hauts responsables dont Andy Rubin, créateur du système d'exploitation mobile Android. [Full Article...]

Khashoggi murder 'plotted by Saudi officials days in advance'

Khashoggi murder 'plotted by Saudi officials days in advance' The state-run Saudi Press Agency says Saudi prosecutors are calling the killing of Jamal Khashoggi a premeditated crime. Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said Thursday that Ankara had shared information with some parties who sought additional details. [Full Article...]

Volkswagen T-Cross: new SA-bound baby crossover revealed!

Volkswagen T-Cross: new SA-bound baby crossover revealed! The two 1.0 TSI three-cylinder petrol engines with petrol generating 95bhp or 115bhp. The T-Cross features a rear seat that can slide up to 14mm, giving the boot a variable capacity of between 385 and 455 litres - expanding to 1281 litres with the seats folder. [Full Article...]

Orange mis en demeure de respecter son obligation de qualité de service

Orange mis en demeure de respecter son obligation de qualité de service Le problème concerne en particulier les zones rurales, où les critiques contre l'opérateur ne sont pas nouvelles. Et il n'y a pas que les consommateurs qui se sentent lésés. Pour mesurer la "sincérité " d'Orange , l'Autorité de régulation des communications électroniques et des postes ( Arcep ) avait ainsi fixé douze indicateurs à respecter. [Full Article...]

Tesla drops to third-worst in Consumer Reports reliability rankings

Tesla drops to third-worst in Consumer Reports reliability rankings Kia drops two spots but remained in the top-ten as its all-new Stinger hatchback rates "Average" for reliability, as was the Sportage. Every domestic automaker landed in the bottom half of the magazine's new-car reliability rankings , which include data collected for more than 500,000 vehicles. [Full Article...]

Amazon Reports More Profit In Q3, But Revenue Lag Hurts Stock

Amazon Reports More Profit In Q3, But Revenue Lag Hurts Stock But the company tempered that standout result with several pieces of disappointing news. Despite the lower-than-expected revenue Amazon's finance chief Brian Olsavsky said on a call with reporters Thursday: "We feel it's a really strong quarter". [Full Article...]

Le nombre de demandeurs d'emploi a augmenté de 0,4% au troisième trimestre

Le nombre de demandeurs d'emploi a augmenté de 0,4% au troisième trimestre Comme au trimestre précédent, le chômage de longue durée a plus fortement augmenté: en incluant les demandeurs d'emploi ayant exercé une activité, 2,811 millions étaient inscrits depuis plus d'un an. Il en ressort que le nombre de personnes en catégorie A reste toujours en baisse, d'un peu moins de 42.700 précisément (-39.100 en France entière). Sur un an, il s'inscrit en revanche en baisse de 1,2... [Full Article...]

What is the federal carbon tax and how does it affect you?

What is the federal carbon tax and how does it affect you? At a news conference in downtown Regina, the province's only Liberal MP defended the federal plan, emphasizing that most households will receive more money in rebates than they will pay in tax. Does the prime minister also believe we need to follow that part of the report? Those who think climate change is fake news are welcome to add their comments below. [Full Article...]

Apple and Samsung fined for deliberately slowing old phones

Apple and Samsung fined for deliberately slowing old phones Devices with degraded batteries can't handle the surge in power requirement when the chip takes on heavy load. This is following complaints that their software updates had qualities of planned obsolescence, hindering the performance of their own older phones. [Full Article...]


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