Économie

Yields above 15-month lows

Yields above 15-month lows Since when was the Federal Reserve's dovish about-face bad for markets? Benchmark 10-year Treasury yields slid as investors remained focused on central bank dovishness globally. The yield fell as low as 2.377 percent. China's blue-chip CSI300 bucked the trend, giving up early gains to fall 0.7 per cent, while Hong Kong's Hang Seng Index was slightly lower. [Full Article...]

Global coal use up by third as greenhouse gas emissions rise

Coal use in power alone surpassed 10 Gt CO2, mostly in Asia. "Coal-to-gas switching avoided nearly 60 million tonnes of coal demand, with the transition to less carbon-intensive natural gas helping to avert 95 million tonnes of CO2 emissions ", the IEA said. [Full Article...]

Powerball jackpot grows to $750 million

Powerball jackpot grows to $750 million New York Lottery Director Gweneth Dean said players in the Empire State have their sights set on winning the fourth jackpot in a row. Can New Yorkers go four-for-four and win the top prize this time? Twenty-four drawings since then have failed to produce a victor. [Full Article...]

Apple faces potential iPhone import ban after patent infringement ruling

Apple faces potential iPhone import ban after patent infringement ruling International Trade Commission administrative law specialist MaryJoan McNamara wrote in a ruling that she would be recommending a "limited exclusion order together with a cease and desist order" against Apple. A third patent related to promoting rich graphics in games while protecting battery life, according to Qualcomm. Apple, in turn, has won legal rulings saying Qualcomm owes it almost $1bn. [Full Article...]

VIDÉO - Apple lance son offensive contre Netflix

Gros point d'interrogation en revanche sur le prix, qu'Apple n'a pas annoncé tout en promettant un lancement pour l'automne. Apple TV permet d'accéder, en payant un abonnement distinct, à des chaînes comme HBO , Showtime ou Starz mais également à Netflix et à Amazon Prime. [Full Article...]

La Chine commande 300 Airbus

La Chine commande 300 Airbus A l'occasion de la visite du président chinois Xi Jinping , la France et la Chine ont signé un contrat pour la livraison de 290 appareils d'Airbus . "La conclusion d'un grand contrat pour Airbus est une avancée importante et un excellent signal (.) de la force des échanges" entre la Chine et la France, a commenté le président Emmanuel Macron lors de la signature du contrat au cours d'un... [Full Article...]

Apple Announces New Video Streaming Service To Rival Netflix

Apple Announces New Video Streaming Service To Rival Netflix And in contrast to traditional credit cards, it will have no late fees, annual fees or worldwide usage fees. It also uses machine learning and Apple Maps to transform the lists of transactions that are normally found on a credit card bill into recognizable locations. [Full Article...]

Jet Airways founder Naresh Goyal steps down amid crisis

Jet Airways founder Naresh Goyal steps down amid crisis Former SBI managing director and ex-Jet Airways director Srinivasan Vishvanathan might be invited to join the top leadership of the company, the report added. According to Reserve Bank of India (RBI) regulations, lenders must resolve cases pertaining to defaulting companies such as Jet Airways within 180 days of their first default. [Full Article...]

German family to give $11M after hearing extent of Nazi past

German family to give $11M after hearing extent of Nazi past Bagels profited from the horrors of the Nazi regime, according to a report in a German newspaper. The Reimanns own a majority interest in companies like Krispy Kreme Doughnuts, Clearasil, Calgon, Panera Bread, Keurig Green Mountain, and more, and operate under JAB Holding Company out of Berlin, Germany. [Full Article...]

Papa John's scores Shaq to help revive its image

Papa John's scores Shaq to help revive its image O'Neal has been a highly reputed investor for decades, owning major franchises such as Krispy Kreme Doughnuts , fast food joints and Shaquille's restaurants in Los Angeles, Las Vegas and Atlanta . In this instalment of Sidelines, Shaquille O'Neal, NBA Champion, takes a look back at his successful career, his booming business ventures, and why his latest gig has him transforming into DJ Diesel ... [Full Article...]

Apple to launch a surprise subscription service on March 25

Apple to launch a surprise subscription service on March 25 The company's product VP Todd Yellin recently gave a keynote in Mumbai explaining the streaming service's content expansion plans , which will include interactive TV shows and more Netflix original Indian content. Apple Pay is also expected to gain new features. The company's chief executive Reed Hastings draws parallels between movies and Netflix content saying that paying for Netflix is ... [Full Article...]

Powerball Jackpot Spikes To $750M With No Big Winner

Powerball Jackpot Spikes To $750M With No Big Winner Ten tickets nationwide matched the first five digits but missed the Powerball number. Now, it will continue to grow. In case you are wondering, the lump-sum cash payout for a $750 million jackpot is about $465 million. The man, who is remaining anonymous, won one million dollars after matching five of the selected white balls during the March 2 Powerball drawing, according to a Powerbal... [Full Article...]

Decision to halt Alzheimer's trial sends Biogen shares sliding

Decision to halt Alzheimer's trial sends Biogen shares sliding The announcement took a punishing toll on Biogen , whose shares fell almost 30 percent to $227.82 in midday trading, its largest drop since February 2005, when Biogen shares fell almost 43 percent to close at $38.65 on Nasdaq. "This disappointing news confirms the complexity of treating Alzheimer's disease and the need to further advance knowledge in neuroscience", Michel Vounatsos, chief execu... [Full Article...]

6,8 millions de Français sont privés d'accès à Internet

6,8 millions de Français sont privés d'accès à Internet L'objectif pour l'association est ainsi de "faire un état des lieux précis de la qualité de l'Internet fixe en France " et éventuellement comparer les opérateurs, les zones géographiques et faire poids face aux opérateurs et aux pouvoirs publics. [Full Article...]

Brexit : Theresa May a demandé un report à Bruxelles

Brexit : Theresa May a demandé un report à Bruxelles Ils estiment que la sortie du Royaume-Uni de l'UE peut être retardée, mais pas au-delà des élections européennes de mai. Aidez-nous à améliorer notre site en répondant à notre questionnaire. Il règne désormais autour du Brexit un flottement qui n'est pas fait pour rassurer les Européens, qui ne paraissent plus tellement désireux d'offrir leur clémence à Theresa May qui doit écrire à l'UE pour ... [Full Article...]

Bretagne: La terre a légèrement tremblé cette nuit près de Brest

Bretagne: La terre a légèrement tremblé cette nuit près de Brest En Bretagne , la dernière secousse la plus importante, de magnitude 6, date de 1959. On en recense 5 depuis le 1er janvier 2019. Et cette secousse a été bien plus forte, d'une intensité de 4,9 sur l'échelle de Richter. En 2018, une dizaine de séismes d'une magnitude supérieure à 2 avaient été enregistrés en Bretagne. Par ailleurs, un autre tremblement de terre s'est produit en France. [Full Article...]

L'UE inflige une amende de 1,5 milliard d'euros à Google

L'UE inflige une amende de 1,5 milliard d'euros à Google Et de trois. Google vient d'écoper de sa troisième amende européenne en moins de trois ans. Alors que l'Union européenne espérait une amende record, la Commission européenne a officiellement annoncé , ce mercredi 20 mars 2019, avoir infligé à Google une amende de 1,49 milliard d'euros pour avoir violé les règles européennes en matière de pratiques anticoncurrentielles. [Full Article...]

Fermeture annoncée du magasin Castorama de Darnétal près de Rouen

Fermeture annoncée du magasin Castorama de Darnétal près de Rouen Les neuf magasins Castorama qui fermeront leurs portes se trouve dans la moitié nord du pays. Avec ceux de Hellemmes, Pontault-Combault, Eragny, Darnetal, Ezanville, Ballainvilliers, Paris Flandre et Paris la Défense, le magasin Castorama d'Angers situé à l'Atoll est concerné par ce plan de restructuration. [Full Article...]

United States jury finds Roundup caused man's cancer

United States jury finds Roundup caused man's cancer The San Francisco court ruled in Johnson's favor last August, ultimately awarding him $78.5 million in damages and saying Monsanto "acted with malice, oppression or fraud" by not adequately warning customers about the carcinogenic dangers of its products, "and should be punished for its conduct". [Full Article...]

European Union fines Google $1.7B for monopolizing online ads

European Union fines Google $1.7B for monopolizing online ads AdSense allows web publishers such as newspapers and bloggers to place text ads on their websites, with the content of the ads based on results from search functions on their sites. The EU has been pushing Google to become less monopolistic and more friendly towards competitors for a long time. In 2017, she slapped Google with a $2.84bn (£2.1bn / €2.42bn) fine in a case involving its online s... [Full Article...]


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