Économie

British Airways flight evacuated after filling with smoke

British Airways flight evacuated after filling with smoke The incident occurred at 7 pm on Monday evening, when the BA plane had landed at the airport and the cabin filled with smoke as soon as it touched ground, and the reasons for which are still unknown. Travellers on flight BA422 complained of difficulty breathing as the cabin smoked up on approach to land at Valencia airport. Several passengers, including Lucy Brown and Dani Meroño, complained o... [Full Article...]

Disney Fox Reboots for Home Alone, More to Debut on Disney+

Disney Fox Reboots for Home Alone, More to Debut on Disney+ Disney's fiscal second quarter numbers came in below expectations. The news was confirmed by Disney head Bob Iger during Walt Disney Company's earnings call that was made public on Tuesday. in November for $12.99 a month. Iger also revealed plans for global roll-out of the service, suggesting it was safe to assume that Disney was going to launch in multiple worldwide markets wit... [Full Article...]

Chine-États-Unis : le yuan, nouvelle arme de la guerre commerciale

Chine-États-Unis : le yuan, nouvelle arme de la guerre commerciale Le CAC a perdu a perdu plus de 5% entre l'annonce par Donald Trump de nouveaux tarifs contre les importations chinoises et la baisse du yuan chutant le 5 au soir à son plus bas niveau depuis 13 mois. Au moment de l'établissement du rapport, un yuan équivalait à 0,14 $US. "Le contexte de ces mesures et l'invraisemblance de la justification de la stabilité du marché chinois confirment que la d... [Full Article...]

Britain Faces Food Shortages with a No Deal Brexit

Britain Faces Food Shortages with a No Deal Brexit In a brief statement Raab said , "I was delighted to meet the president and the vice president on my first visit to Washington as Foreign Secretary". Former US treasury secretary to US presidents Bill Clinton and Barack Obama, Larry Summers, said that did not believe that the United Kingdom would secure a trade with the United States after Brexit , slamming the move as "desperate". [Full Article...]

U.S. Federal Reserve to launch new real-time payment service FedNow

U.S. Federal Reserve to launch new real-time payment service FedNow However, reading more closely into other regulatory news, we see that central banks are often loath to consider cryptocurrency , and instead, want to control it or fight it outright. "Collectively, we served our nation across almost 40 years and were appointed and reappointed by six presidents, both Republican and Democratic", the four former Fed leaders wrote, saying they had to make hard decisi... [Full Article...]

Offshore yuan hits record low after U.S. brands China a currency manipulator

Offshore yuan hits record low after U.S. brands China a currency manipulator Onshore yuan CNY= stayed above 7, but gained 0.3% against the dollar, which fell to 7.023 yuan, after rising as high as 7.0575 overnight. When a country intervenes in the foreign-exchange market to depress its currency so as to promote exports and discourage imports, something equivalent to imposing tariffs on imports and providing subsidies to exports is happening. [Full Article...]

El Paso shooting: 'Will continue responsible sale of guns,' says Walmart

El Paso shooting: 'Will continue responsible sale of guns,' says Walmart The shooting occurred at a Walmart where every employee received required "active shooter" training, given four times a year in association with Texas State University, which instructs employees to avoid, deny entry and as a last resort physically defend themselves in the event they encounter an armed assailant, Hargrove said. [Full Article...]

United States stocks plunge amid trade tensions

United States stocks plunge amid trade tensions The modest bounce came as investors welcomed China's decision to stabilize its currency, easing some of the pressure in its trade war with the U.S. The move suggests Beijing might hold off from aggressively allowing the yuan to weaken as a way to respond to U.S. [Full Article...]

Yuan drop fuels fears of trade war escalation

Yuan drop fuels fears of trade war escalation Wall Street's main indexes fell sharply on Monday, led by technology companies, as China's willingness to let the yuan slide in response to the latest USA tariff threat fanned fears that it could further aggravate an ongoing trade war. The sharp slide, coming after the worst week for stocks this year, is a response to the escalating trade war between the US and China. A second anonymous poli... [Full Article...]

China's yuan drops through seven-per-dollar level

China's yuan drops through seven-per-dollar level A weaker yuan also might disrupt Chinese efforts to shore up cooling economic growth. The president has repeatedly accused Beijing of artificially weakening its currency to offset the effects of US tariffs on its exports. Hit particularly hard were tech stocks . "It appears the Chinese authorities no longer see the need to limit the tools at their disposal and that the currency is now als... [Full Article...]

Actions anti-Ceta des agriculteurs : les raisons de la colère

Actions anti-Ceta des agriculteurs : les raisons de la colère Stanislas Guerini a déploré, dans un tweet, ces tags sur sa permanence, située dans le 17e arrondissement de la capitale, qui "s'ajoutent à une série trop longue de lieux de démocratie endommagés". Plusieurs permanences de députés de la majorité ont été dégradées depuis la ratification du traité. La permanence de Rémy Rebeyrotte , en Saône-et-Loire, avait été prise pour cible dès le lendemain... [Full Article...]

Riot police clash again with protesters in Hong Kong

Riot police clash again with protesters in Hong Kong Hong Kong has witnessed eight consecutive weekends of huge rallies - often followed by violent clashes between police and small groups of hardcore protesters. "Civil servants have the most power in Hong Kong to put pressure on the government". The instability caused real estate values and stock market shares to plummet, as nervous investors shifted some HK$800 million out of Hong Kong. [Full Article...]

Amazon chief Jeff Bezos cashes in $1.8 billion of share pile

Amazon chief Jeff Bezos cashes in $1.8 billion of share pile Securities Exchange Commission (SEC) on Wednesday night. Forbes said the sell-off could be Bezos' largest in dollar value since he founded Amazon in 1994 and grew the online retailer into a near-trillion-dollar company. Ms MacKenzie has chose to donate half of her $38 billion worth alimony to investor Warren Buffett's philanthropic campaign - the Giving Pledge. The Amazon founder has just sold... [Full Article...]

Crash d'un bombardier d'eau: une perte de "repères" du pilote évoquée

Crash d'un bombardier d'eau: une perte de L'appareil, un Tracker , le plus petit modèle des bombardiers d'eau, d'une capacité de 3.600 litres, n'a qu'un seul pilote à bord. L'appareil s'est disloqué lors de l'impact. " C'est criminel, c'est sûr . L'avancée de l'enquête nous dira s'il faut les interpeller à nouveau ou pas", a précisé à l'AFP le lieutenant colonel de gendarmerie Didier Ressayre. [Full Article...]

Alleged Capital One hacker barely bothered to hide

Alleged Capital One hacker barely bothered to hide The data breach of U.S. bank Capital One that this week exposed the personal data of more than 100-million United States customers may be only the start of a series of breach notifications from other organisations. Thompson was later discovered to have been talking about the hack on various sites, including IRC, since mid-June. But she had also alienated many local hackers. [Full Article...]

Départs en vacances: Bison Futé prévoit un samedi noir sur les routes

Départs en vacances: Bison Futé prévoit un samedi noir sur les routes La circulation a été finalement moins "pire" que l'an dernier. Le trafic était ainsi dense dans la vallée du Rhône, où plusieurs points difficiles étaient signalés sur l'A6 et l'A7 en direction du Sud. "C'est une grosse galère (.) Mais c'est normal, c'est les vacances , donc du coup on a le temps". "Beaucoup de bouchons, pas mal d'accidents, des véhicules arrêtés sur la bande d'arrêt d'urgenc... [Full Article...]

Exxon Mobil profit sinks on weakness in chemicals, refining

Exxon Mobil profit sinks on weakness in chemicals, refining The fund owned 20,600 shares of the oil and gas company's stock after purchasing an additional 745 shares during the quarter. Finally, Cahaba Wealth Management Inc. Company insiders own 0.05% of the company's stock. Shares rose 0.7 percent to $73 in pre-market trading. The current EPS for the company has been recorded at $4.34. [Full Article...]

Facebook to rebrand Instagram as well as WhatsApp

Facebook to rebrand Instagram as well as WhatsApp But before doing so, Facebook needs everybody to know Instagram and WhatsApp are part of the company, as it wants to append its name to both services. The sudden rush to claim ownership from Facebook is surprising considering the bevy of charges against the company for violating user privacy. The change has been confirmed by the company spokesperson, saying they want to "want to be clearer... [Full Article...]

Trump Expands China Trade War to Cover Additional $300 Billion

Trump Expands China Trade War to Cover Additional $300 Billion But that is not how tariffs work. On Thursday, Mr Trump's former chief economic adviser, Gary Cohn, said in a BBC interview that the tariff battle was having a "dramatic impact" on U.S. lawmakers, officials, and experts have expressed skepticism about Beijing's willingness and ability to implement these changes. In May 2019, the tariffs on affected products were increased, as threatened,... [Full Article...]

North Korea Says It Shot Rockets Not Missiles In Recent Weapons Test

Both Trump and his secretary of state, Mike Pompeo, played down last week's launches and Pompeo has continued to express hope for a diplomatic way forward with North Korea , which has been demanding relief from punishing USA sanctions and for Seoul and Washington to call off the joint exercises planned for this month. [Full Article...]


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