Économie

France adopts controversial tech tax, despite US disapproval

France adopts controversial tech tax, despite US disapproval They say a levy is needed because big, multinational internet companies such as Facebook (FB.O) and Amazon (AMZN.O) are now able to book profits in low-tax countries like Ireland, no matter where the revenue originates. That prompted countries including France, Austria, Britain, Spain and Italy to announce plans for their own tax at the national level. Currently, the companies pay almost no ta... [Full Article...]

PM call with the Prime Minister of Greece: 9 July 2019

PM call with the Prime Minister of Greece: 9 July 2019 Critics say that requirement has shackled government spending and stifled the country's recovery. "I hope Chouliarakis is here tonight, he is a very good friend of mine, but I do not know to wait to see". Christos Staikouras named Finance Minister and will be the point man in dealing with the country's lenders who've already said that the new government will have to stick to fiscal targets and won... [Full Article...]

Futures Down Ahead of Fed News

Futures Down Ahead of Fed News Investors will also be watching for minutes of the Fed's last policy meeting when officials edged toward a rate cut. His appearances come at a particularly sensitive time for both the Fed and Powell personally, with President Donald Trump lashing out at his handpicked Fed chief for not cutting interest rates that, in Trump's view, are needlessly slowing the economy. [Full Article...]

Sewing va investir un quart de son salaire en actions Deutsche Bank

Sewing va investir un quart de son salaire en actions Deutsche Bank La restructuration, qui va toucher le monde entier, a d'abord été ressentie en Asie, où la banque met fin à ses activités à Sydney et Bombay. L'annonce a été faite ce dimanche, et dès ce lundi, des équipes entières étaient invitées à faire leur carton. [Full Article...]

Oil prices are in a 'sweet spot,' but for 2 risky reasons

Oil prices are in a 'sweet spot,' but for 2 risky reasons Brent crude futures LCOc1 settled at $67.01 a barrel, up $2.85, or 4.44 percent. The alliance, known as OPEC+, agreed last week to extendtheir supply-cutting deal until March 2020. Battling what he called "the most severe organized sanctions in history", Zanganeh last week vowed to keep selling oil via "unconventional means". Oil prices inched higher Tuesday, rising on OPEC's newly extended ... [Full Article...]

New Orleans streets flood as Gulf Coast braces for potential hurricane

New Orleans streets flood as Gulf Coast braces for potential hurricane John Bel Edwards warned that there could be "a considerable amount of overtopping" of levees in Plaquemines Parish, which is southeast of New Orleans and includes numerous city's suburbs. The storm is expected to strengthen into Tropical Storm Barry by Thursday as it moves over open water south of Louisiana. The system will have the potential to produce heavy rainfall in Southwest Louisiana this... [Full Article...]

Un démarrage parfois dans la confusion — Rattrapage du bac

Un démarrage parfois dans la confusion — Rattrapage du bac Il a justement appelé les enseignants à continuer le dialogue et à revenir à la raison. Personne n'est lésé, certains même peuvent avoir une note meilleure du fait de la note provisoire. "Moi je remets de l'ordre (.)", a insisté le locataire de la rue de Grenelle, qui dit " voir les syndicats ces prochains jours ". On ne peut pas faire ça. [Full Article...]

Instagram planning to combat online bullying with two new features

Instagram planning to combat online bullying with two new features It's unclear when the second feature will be rolled out onto the platform. "For years now, we have used artificial intelligence to detect bullying and other types of harmful content in comments, photos and videos". But it's certainly a step in the right direction, with Instagram having already tested similar measures such as an offensive-comment filter. Using Restrict means the person being ... [Full Article...]

Marriott faces $123M fine in U.K

Marriott faces $123M fine in U.K The planned fine can be viewed as a signal of intent from the ICO to impose heavy penalties where it believes a personal data breach resulted from non compliant security measures. Personal data from 339 million guest records (30 million European citizens and 7 million United Kingdom citizens) was exposed in the incident. The breach exposed sensitive guest data, including combinations of name... [Full Article...]

The 2020 MINI Cooper SE isn’t going to win over EV critics

The 2020 MINI Cooper SE isn’t going to win over EV critics Six decades after the original Mini first rolled off the production line in Oxford, its owner BMW has unveiled a new electric version it hopes will herald a new era - and help the German carmaker meet looming European Union emissions targets. [Full Article...]

Chick-fil-A Offers Free Food for Cow Appreciation Day

Chick-fil-A Offers Free Food for Cow Appreciation Day Anyone who visits a local Chick-fil-A restaurant dressed as a cow will receive a free entree (excluding salads) at Chick-fil-A's more than 2,400 restaurants nationwide. During breakfast hours, customers have the chance to get an Egg White Grill and a chicken biscuit. It's a promotional gambit that plays off Chick-fil-A's long-running advertising campaign featuring a group of cows that encourag... [Full Article...]

Several Canadian mobile service providers experiencing network outages

Several Canadian mobile service providers experiencing network outages The problem is reportedly affecting many customers from several service providers across Canada. Rogers and Shaw declined to comment on the cause of the network issue. Police services such as London Police Service and Chatham-Kent Police service are asking residents to use other networks to contact emergency services until Rogers has been restored. [Full Article...]

Encore des questions pour les candidats aux résultats provisoires — Bac

Encore des questions pour les candidats aux résultats provisoires — Bac Comme elle, de nombreux candidats se sentent pris entre deux feux et craignent de recevoir des résultats "faussés". Au total, ce sont presque 30 000 copies qui n'étaient toujours pas rendues par les professeurs jeudi 4 juillet . Soulagés, euphoriques ou déçus , les 743.000 candidats au baccalauréat ont découvert leurs résultats vendredi, provisoires pour certains, en raison d'une grève ... [Full Article...]

Deutsche to slash 18,000 jobs over the next three years

Deutsche to slash 18,000 jobs over the next three years Wall Street is arguably more powerful than ever. Other employees said they had been invited to meetings even if they were on vacation. As many as 18,000 Deutsche Bank employees could receive unexpected pink slips. and raids by German police in November as part of money laundering investigations. Deutsche Bank stock was last down 5.73 percent to $7.57. Deutsche Bank's Asia-Pacific hea... [Full Article...]

Cannabis producer faces Health Canada problems, warns of product shortages

Cannabis producer faces Health Canada problems, warns of product shortages CannTrust's Toronto-listed shares were down about 21% at C$5.11 after touching a session low of C$5.03. The company says that the holds may result in temporary product shortages for some customers, adding that it does not know, at this point, if the situation will affect financial results. [Full Article...]

US Stock Market Overview - Stock Slide on Apple Downgrade

US Stock Market Overview - Stock Slide on Apple Downgrade Japan's Topix index slid 0.3%. "The testimony this week will be crucial around how they are seeing the evolution of the US economy", Anne Anderson, head of fixed income at UBS Asset Management in Sydney, told Bloomberg TV. "Whether the negotiators can find a solution to the hard structural issues that remain between the two sides is another matter, and Kudlow cautioned there was "no timeline" to... [Full Article...]

Volkswagen will share electric car platform with Ford | Calamatta Cuschieri

Volkswagen will share electric car platform with Ford | Calamatta Cuschieri Ford (F.N) and Volkswagen (VOWG_p.DE) have reached an outline agreement to share electric and autonomous auto technologies, extending their alliance beyond a cooperation on commercial vehicles, a source familiar with the matter said on Friday. [Full Article...]

Strong job growth is back: Payrolls jump in June well above expectations

Strong job growth is back: Payrolls jump in June well above expectations The rate of job growth keeps the unemployment rate of 3.7 percent intact and suggests the economy still has some gas in the tank as the expansion approaches the 10-year mark. This ties the annual wage rate increase at 3.1 percent. Economists surveyed by Bloomberg expected 160,000 job gains. Similarly, wage growth year-over-year also missed the mark - climbing by 3.1 percent instead of the 3.... [Full Article...]

Deutsche Bank to axe 18,000 jobs

Deutsche Bank to axe 18,000 jobs The bank paid billions in fines and settlements related to behavior before and after the global financial crisis, including a $7.2 billion settlement in 2017 with the Justice Department over selling bonds based on mortgages to people with shaky credit. [Full Article...]

Lee Iacocca, father of Ford Mustang, dies

Lee Iacocca, father of Ford Mustang, dies He single-handedly changed the course of the U.S. auto industry. Born to Italian immigrant parents in Allentown, Pennsylvania in 1924, Iacocca began his career as an engineer at the Ford Motor Company in 1946, before moving into sales. Iacocca fierce anti-Japanese views -he viewed their commercial practices as detrimental to United States - at the time earned him support from Democrats and l... [Full Article...]


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