Économie

United States crude oil production decreases slightly last week

United States crude oil production decreases slightly last week Oil prices have had some support from signs of tighter global supply on the back of production cuts by the Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) and allies including Russian Federation. Heightened tensions between the world's two biggest economies risk derailing global growth and could hurt oil demand. Washington has also slapped sanctions on Venezuelan oil exports, further ... [Full Article...]

China Will Take Countermeasures to Any US Tariffs, Commerce Ministry Says

China Will Take Countermeasures to Any US Tariffs, Commerce Ministry Says Trump vowed Sunday to ratchet up existing tariffs this week and also to extend the 25 percent punitive duties to the remaining $350 billion in Chinese goods imported into the country each year. China is an important gaming market. Mark Warner (D-VA) told Yahoo Finance he doesn't think Trump has a strategy - and China should be addressed with an worldwide coalition. [Full Article...]

Crypto heist: Hackers steal bitcoins worth $40 million from Binance

Crypto heist: Hackers steal bitcoins worth $40 million from Binance Binance revealed that an alarm was triggered by its systems while the attack was underway but the company couldn't timely mitigate it. Binance admins froze deposits and withdrawals immediately after and put the site in maintenance mode to investigate the big pile of money that left their platform. [Full Article...]

Le conflit entre Pékin et Washington "menace la croissance mondiale" (FMI) — Commerce

Le conflit entre Pékin et Washington Le négociateur en chef américain, Robert Lighthizer , a indiqué à des journalistes qu'il avait constaté " une érosion des engagements par la Chine " lors des discussions qui se sont tenues la semaine dernière à Pékin. Son équipe de négociateurs se préparerait toujours à se rendre à Washington, Mais l'administration chinoise n'a pas confirmé spécifiquement de date, ni précisé si le vice-premier m... [Full Article...]

GM to Sell Lordstown Plant, Invest $700M in Ohio

GM to Sell Lordstown Plant, Invest $700M in Ohio Hughes said . "It's definitely better than having 6 million square foot building sitting empty", he said. Additionally, GM plans to spend $700 million at three other locations in OH, according to Trump. Cincinnati-based Workhorse specializes in electric commercial vehicles and now produces a small van called the NGEN-1000 at a facility in Indiana. The union has sued over the closure of Lordstown ... [Full Article...]

Bonduelle rappelle des plats préparés surgelés pouvant contenir des morceaux de verre

Bonduelle rappelle des plats préparés surgelés pouvant contenir des morceaux de verre Les lots concernés pèsent 700 grammes et portent le code-barres 3 083 680 904 964. Bonduelle appelle ainsi les consommateurs à détruire ou à ramener rapidement ces poêlées en magasin. [Full Article...]

Walmart targets millennial shoppers by offering pet care

Walmart targets millennial shoppers by offering pet care Looking for an easier alternative for getting your pet's prescriptions? They also will soon stock in-store pharmacies with the top 30 most requested pet meds, offer more wholesome pet foods and are expanding in-store vet clinics. "Millennials are choosing dogs and cats over children until they're more settled". Lastly, its stores and online shop will offer pet owners organic and grain-free optio... [Full Article...]

Uber, Lyft drivers to strike and rally ahead of Uber's IPO

Uber, Lyft drivers to strike and rally ahead of Uber's IPO That's according to the NYTWA, which represents 21,000 professional drivers - including drivers for Uber and Lyft - in New York City , Uber's largest market . "We do see added risk from Uber aiming to take a greater share of the fare from drivers and expect that the more Uber pushes here, the more drivers will fight back and protest, increasing the likelihood of regulations (particularly... [Full Article...]

National Nurses Week Honors Those That Serve Others

National Nurses Week Honors Those That Serve Others By far the largest reason to become a nurse is that we're dealing with a critical shortage of talented professionals in the medical industry right now. At Sparrow Carson, Nurses will be celebrated with a program on Tuesday, including the naming of the Sparrow Carson Nurse of the Year. He notes that the education of nurses has experienced a rise in the past 15 years, but the Ministry of Health's ... [Full Article...]

China says trade envoys preparing to go to Washington

China says trade envoys preparing to go to Washington Beijing is "trying to get more information" following Trump's surprise announcement he might impose 25 per cent tariffs on more Chinese imports, said the foreign ministry spokesperson, Geng Shuang. "There is still a question of whether this is one of the famous Trump negotiation tactics, or are we really going to see some drastic increase in tariffs", said Nick Twidale, Sydney-based analyst at Ra... [Full Article...]

US FTC tells Facebook to create new privacy positions

US FTC tells Facebook to create new privacy positions FTC Chairman Joe Simons is under pressure to craft a strict settlement following a series of privacy scandals at the company, most notably the disclosure that now-defunct consulting firm Cambridge Analytica obtained data on tens of millions of the site's users. [Full Article...]

Un plan social annoncé pour 3 000 salariés — Carrefour

Un plan social annoncé pour 3 000 salariés — Carrefour Le géant de la grande distribution a décidé d'opter pour le nombre plafond de 3000 départs "volontaires" au sein de ses enseignes, bien qu'en théorie: " le nombre de postes supprimés reste bien fixé à 1 230 ". 46 hypermarchés verront ainsi leurs effectifs réduits à hauteur de 15%, et des départs en congé de fin de carrière sont prévus, ont ajouté les syndicats. [Full Article...]

Buffett’s Berkshire turns $21bn profit - but Kraft Heinz numbers missing

Buffett’s Berkshire turns $21bn profit - but Kraft Heinz numbers missing The veteran USA investor said he would like to make more of a name for his firm, Berkshire Hathaway , in the United Kingdom and in Europe. Berkshire Hathaway , which manages assets equivalent to the size of the Swiss economy, revealed profits for the first quarter of $21.7bn (£16.4bn), up significantly from the $1bn loss reported a year ago. [Full Article...]

Judge approves Tesla CEO Elon Musk’s agreement with SEC

Judge approves Tesla CEO Elon Musk’s agreement with SEC Within the SEC filing , Tesla made it known that Musk is interested in purchasing $ 10 million of the forthcoming public shares. But the company is now tacitly admitting that it was wrong, filing papers to raise another $ 2 billion by selling a mix of debt and equity. [Full Article...]

Gold holds near 4-month low as Fed stance hoists dollar

Gold holds near 4-month low as Fed stance hoists dollar The central bank's preferred inflation measure is sitting at 1.6 percent. The US Federal Reserve has kept interest rates on hold despite pressure from President Donald Trump to announce a cut. "The best that Powell can do is to stay the course and keep his noise-cancelling headphones charged to focus on where we are economically, not politically". [Full Article...]

Some frozen Tyson chicken strips could be contaminated with metal

Some frozen Tyson chicken strips could be contaminated with metal All have use-by dates of October 1, 2019 through March 7, 2020. The products were produced from October 1, 2018 through March 8, 2019 and have "use by" dates of October 1, 2019 through March 7, 2020. There have been three oral injuries due to people biting into the chicken strips contaminated with metal pieces. The national Food Safety and Inspection Service is concerned the frozen products ... [Full Article...]

Activision Blizzard (ATVI) Receiving Somewhat Favorable Media Coverage, Report Finds

Activision Blizzard (ATVI) Receiving Somewhat Favorable Media Coverage, Report Finds Activision Blizzard CEO Bobby Kotick adds that the company "will announce additional owners and markets later this year". Activision has annoucned the first five locations for the new Call of Duty esports league: Atlanta, GA; Dallas, TX; New York, NY; Paris, France; and Toronto, Canada . [Full Article...]

Investors are too relaxed on rates, says Carney

Investors are too relaxed on rates, says Carney It said growth would slip back to 0.2% in the second quarter as businesses waited for the outcome of Brexit talks with the EU. BoE Governor Mark Carney later told a news conference that rates would have to increase more quickly than markets now anticipate - if the predictions proved correct. [Full Article...]

Microsoft Launches Enterprise Tools for AI, Blockchain, and IoT

Microsoft Launches Enterprise Tools for AI, Blockchain, and IoT A new visual machine learning interface will enable developers to create machine learning models without the need for writing code while MLOps capabilities with Azure DevOps integration will provide them with reproducibility, auditability and automation of the end-to-end machine learning lifecycle. [Full Article...]

My firm has bought 1st Amazon shares, says Buffett

My firm has bought 1st Amazon shares, says Buffett Oracle (ORCL) closed with a gain despite Berkshire Hathaway exiting the stock within a quarter of buying it. That hasn't just benefitted Buffett, but also Apple shareholders in general. "The truth is that I've watched Amazon from the start and I think what Jeff Bezos has done is something close to a miracle, and the problem is if I think something is going to be a miracle I tend not to bet on it... [Full Article...]


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