Économie

Markets Right Now: Asian stocks fall as trade war escalates

Markets Right Now: Asian stocks fall as trade war escalates Some argue the reaction to the trade spat is potentially overblown, yet the repeated flare-ups continue to make investors nervous. On Monday, China laid out plans for an increase of tariffs by as much as 25% on some $60 billion in imports from the US. [Full Article...]

Ferrari met fin à sa relation avec Maserati

Ferrari met fin à sa relation avec Maserati Toutefois, depuis que Ferrari a quitté le groupe italien depuis 2015, Maserati savait "ses jours comptés". Malheureusement pour Maserati, cette ère est finie. Passé cette limite, Maserati devra se débrouiller autrement pour équiper sa gamme, elle qui collaborait avec Ferrari depuis 2002. "Donc, à terme, nous ne fournirons plus de moteurs à Maserati, ce qui de notre point de vue est en fait u... [Full Article...]

Jury awards $2 billion to Livermore couple who says Roundup caused cancer

Jury awards $2 billion to Livermore couple who says Roundup caused cancer He and his wife were each awarded $1 billion in punitive damages and $55 million in compensatory damages. The jury also unanimously found that Monsanto Co. Bayer is appealing each of these verdicts. The level of punitive damages may be reduced on appeal, but right now it's the eighth-biggest product-defect jury award in USA history. [Full Article...]

Mystery shrouds 'sabotage' of oil tankers in tense Gulf

Mystery shrouds 'sabotage' of oil tankers in tense Gulf Amid escalating tensions with Iran , President Donald Trump's top national security advisers reviewed military plans last week that would send more 120,000 USA troops to the Middle East "should Iran attack American forces or accelerate work on nuclear weapons", The New York Times reported Monday . [Full Article...]

China state media says three main differences remain in U.S. trade talks

China state media says three main differences remain in U.S. trade talks The tariffs are a one-two punch for Beijing, coming on the heels of Friday morning's tariff hike which more than doubled levies on US$200 billion worth of Chinese goods from 10 per cent to 25 per cent. Earlier on Wednesday, Trump argued along the same lines, tweeting that China's reported detour from the draft deal with the USA is a sign that it is pinning its hopes on Democratic presidential ... [Full Article...]

Amazon to employees: We'll pay you to quit and haul packages

Amazon to employees: We'll pay you to quit and haul packages TIME reports that the program started previous year and it's part of the company's plan to launch an independent Amazon delivery business. According to the announcement , Amazon developed the new arm of the program to help employees who are interested in the Delivery Service Partner program but need assistance during the transition process. [Full Article...]

Uber gets hit again; shares below $40

Uber gets hit again; shares below $40 Some analysts argued Uber's long-term prospects are strong, observing that the IPO came at a time of market turbulence notably caused by concerns over trade tensions between the U.S. Lyft is in a similar predicament. Adding to the bad climate for a hail riding IPO, Lyft, UBER's main rival reported eye watering losses of $1.1 billion in Q1. [Full Article...]

IPhone Owners Can Sue Apple Over App Store Policies

IPhone Owners Can Sue Apple Over App Store Policies John Lopatka, a professor of antitrust law at Penn State University, said the latest ruling does not address the merits of the lawsuit - which must go back to a lower court for trial - but adds to the pressure on companies like Apple . Spotify did at one point offer in-app Premium subscriptions, but at a higher price than via the Web as a way of compensating for Apple's take. It's worth noti... [Full Article...]

Saudi Arabia says oil tankers targeted in 'sabotage attack'

Saudi Arabia says oil tankers targeted in 'sabotage attack' World oil prices reacted to the news of an incident that resulted in damage to several oil tankers in the UAE, with prices rapidly increasing during the first half of the day. The UAE foreign ministry said there were no casualties. No one was hurt and Abu Dhabi called on world powers to help keep maritime traffic safe. Not even a pending announcement by index compiler MSCI Inc., which will say w... [Full Article...]

Uber's Rocky IPO Is a 'Near-Term Speed Bump,' Wedbush's Ives Says

Uber's Rocky IPO Is a 'Near-Term Speed Bump,' Wedbush's Ives Says Nelson Chai, the company's chief financial officer who was at the NYSE to mark the first day of the stock's trading, said in a CNBC interview that he was not focused on one day of trading and was more concerned about the company's long-term outlook. [Full Article...]

Co-founder calls for 'break up' of Facebook

Co-founder calls for 'break up' of Facebook In the past 20 years, more than 75 per cent of American industries, from airlines to pharmaceuticals, have experienced increased concentration , and the average size of public companies has tripled. Clegg acknowledged in his response that "companies should be held accountable for their actions", but claimed that concerns about election interference "won't evaporate by breaking up Facebook or any ... [Full Article...]

Commerce: Donald Trump maintient plus que jamais la pression sur Pékin

Commerce: Donald Trump maintient plus que jamais la pression sur Pékin Pour les biens chinois qui auront quitté les ports et les aéroports chinois avant vendredi minuit heure de Washington, l'administration américaine ne percevra que 10% de droits de douanes, ont précisé les autorités douanières américaines. "Ces droits accrus pourraient aussi conduire globalement à un réajustement des actifs à risque, une restriction des conditions de financement et une croissance p... [Full Article...]

L’aéroport de Paris-Orly est-il l’un des pires aéroports du monde?

En effet, ce spécialiste calcule les scores en fonction de trois principaux critères: la ponctualité, la qualité de service, ainsi que l'offre de restauration et de boutiques dans les aéroports. Reste pour eux à résoudre le problème des retards de vol. Du côté des premiers de la classe, on trouve l'aéroport international Hamad de Doha au Qatar, qui affiche une note globale de 8,39/10. [Full Article...]

Time to break the Facebook monopoly, says its co-founder

Time to break the Facebook monopoly, says its co-founder In a nation that traditionally reins in monopolies regardless of the intention of those firms, "Mark's power is unprecedented and un-American", said Hughes. He said that "the way forward is to heavily scrutinize future mergers and to ensure no company has anti-competitive platform privileges". He later cited "artistic differences" with Zuckerberg as his reason for leaving, without elaboratin... [Full Article...]

Trump Claims New China Tariffs Help, Not Hurt, United States

Trump Claims New China Tariffs Help, Not Hurt, United States US and Chinese negotiators ended the second and final day of trade talks Friday, without reaching an agreement to end a trade conflict that's been going for more than a year. "I hope to engage in rational and candid exchanges with the U.S. side", he told Chinese state media. Similarly, after Trump's tariff hike warnings to China, the NASDAQ Composite Index turned negative after ending the previo... [Full Article...]

United Kingdom economic growth picks up as stockpiling boosts manufacturing

United Kingdom economic growth picks up as stockpiling boosts manufacturing Gross domestic product grew at a quarterly rate of 0.5% in the first quarter of 2019 after a sluggish 0.2% in late 2018, in line with expectations from the Bank of England as well as the consensus forecast in a Reuters poll of economists. However, some sectors - such as vehicle dealers, wholesalers and warehouses reported relatively little stockpiling. Just over half of the economic growth came ... [Full Article...]

2500 manifestants contre la réforme de la fonction publique — Montpellier

2500 manifestants contre la réforme de la fonction publique — Montpellier Les syndicats de la fonction publique dans l'Yonne espère mobiliser jeudi au moins autant de monde que le 1er mai . "Des appels à manifester ont été lancés dans de nombreux secteurs, bien au-delà de la fonction publique ", qui rassemble quelque 5,5 millions d'agents dans ses trois versants (État, hospitalière, territoriale), a dit à l'AFP Baptiste Talbot, secrétaire général de la fédérat... [Full Article...]

Uber : En fort repli à la Bourse de New York

Uber : En fort repli à la Bourse de New York L'IPO d'Uber intervient dans un contexte délicat de turbulences sur les marchés financiers provoquées par les tensions commerciales entre les Etats-Unis et la Chine , auxquelles s'ajoutent les mésaventures de Lyft dont le cours de Bourse a fondu de 23% depuis ses débuts fin mars. [Full Article...]

L'ANC en tête du scrutin selon les premiers résultats

L'ANC en tête du scrutin selon les premiers résultats Le parti au pouvoir devance l'Alliance démocratique (DA) et les Combattants de la liberté économique (EFF), crédités respectivement de 22,6 % et 9,63 % des voix. Le bilan d'un quart de siècle de gouvernement ANC laisse sérieusement à désirer. Sur la troisième marche du podium, les Combattants pour la liberté économique (EFF, gauche radicale) de Julius Malema enregistraient une forte progressio... [Full Article...]

President Trump said showing losses on tax returns was 'sport'

President Trump said showing losses on tax returns was 'sport' His core business losses in 1990 and 1991 - more than $250 million each year - were more than double those of the nearest taxpayers in the I.R.S. information for those years. House of Representatives to gain access to years of Trump's financial records. During the period described, Trump said he was allowed massive tax write-offs for depreciation and many "non monetary" losses, adding the re... [Full Article...]


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