Economia

President Barack Obama's federal disaster declaration more than one-third of North Carolina's counties also means more financial assistance ultimately heading to state and local governments, individuals and businesses. "It can be worse the next time". The governor said major flood issues remain in Robeson County, and charities and pharmacies are working to get food and medical care to displaced residents.
  • Campi Bisenzio, scoperti tre capannoni "alveare"

    Economia

    Nel blitz sono stati identificati 23 lavoratori, tutti cinesi, 13 dei quali lavoravano a nero. 13 dei lavoratori controllati sono risultati in nero, 7 dei quali si trovavano irregolarmente sul territorio italiano e sono stati denunciati per violazione delle leggi in materia di immigrazione; denunciati anche due datori di lavoro per impiego di manodopera clandestina.
  • U.S. stocks join global slump after a weak report from China

    Economia

    The China Wealth Index, compiled every two months by Bank of Communications and Nielsen to gauge sentiment among Chinese households, stood at 135 in September, the first retreat so far this year. The Dow Jones Industrial Average lost 45.26 points, or 0.3 percent, to 18,098.94. Stocks fell hard in early trading but recovered most of their early losses by mid-afternoon as investors buy stocks that pay big dividends, including utility companies.
  • Clinton's Tax Plan Seen Costing 697000 Jobs, Hurting Wages

    Economia

    With added interest, the Trump plan would add about $7.2 trillion to the national debt over the next decade. For Trump's plan, the unanswered question is this - how would the US recoup revenues lost through his tax cuts if his expected regulatory, trade and energy reforms don't come to fruition? While all income groups would get a tax cut on average, those in the top one percent would enjoy a tax cut of almost $215,000-a 13.5% increase in their after-tax income.
  • Fed can be 'gentle' in hiking rates, Dudley says

    Economia

    The Final Word: The minutes of the FOMC meetings on Wednesday showed an increasingly hawkish Fed that was moving closer to raising interest rates for the first time since last December. The S&P 500 is trading 2.5% below the intraday record hit in August. Real-estate stocks in the S&P 500 rose 1.3%, while utility stocks rose 1%. In commodities, the November crude contract faded 61 cents at US$50.18 per barrel.
  • Disability rights groups sues Uber over wheelchair access

    Disability rights groups sues Uber over wheelchair access

    Economia

    Petrof said he was aware of one other lawsuit against Uber and Lyft involving wheelchair accessible vehicles, filed in Texas previous year, but it was settled and no widely applicable policy resulted from it. In April, the company reached a settlement in a San Francisco case with advocates for the blind. A Chicago spokeswoman for San Francisco-based Uber Technologies, Inc., didn't have an immediate comment.
  • Experts Weigh in After Wells Fargo (WFC) CEO Stumpf Retires

    Economia

    In the wake of public and political outrage concerning the sales scam, Wells Fargo & Company 's WFC Chief Executive Officer John Stumpf has made a decision to step down, effective immediately . The bank is also targeting faster growth in investment banking, with more senior executive hires in that business. If anyone is prosecuted (a rarity), it's nearly never a high-ranking executive, much less a CEO.
  • Average US 30-year mortgage rate rises to 3.47 percent

    Average US 30-year mortgage rate rises to 3.47 percent

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    The hiring data could keep the Fed on track to raise the short-term interest rate it controls by December. The larger jumbo 30-year fixed climbed to 3.64 percent, the highest since late July, while the average 15-year fixed mortgage rate increased to 2.91 percent.
  • Shareholder Union Investment says Deutsche Bank not 'in crisis'

    Economia

    Regarding Germany's proposed, 6-billion euro tax cut plan, Lagarde said she hoped it would be part of a larger fiscal spending plan that "will exploit the fiscal space that Germany has available" and include infrastructure investments. The latest to settle were Morgan Stanley, which agreed to a $US2.6 billion settlement in February, and Goldman Sachs, which accepted a $US5.1 billion deal two months later.
  • Deutsche Bank congela le assunzioni per tagliare i costi

    Deutsche Bank congela le assunzioni per tagliare i costi

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    Un portavoce di Deutsche Bank non ha voluto commentare l'indiscrezione, ricordando che il 6 ottobre scorso la banca tedesca aveva annunciato l'accordo con i sindacati per l'eliminazione di mille posti di lavoro nel quadro di un più ampio piano di ristrutturazione.
  • Wells Fargo CEO's departure not enough for California Treasurer

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    Wall Street is trying to get a handle on what a long list of probes and lawsuits regarding the bank's opening of unauthorized customer accounts will ultimately cost. Duke has been a member of the Wells Fargo board since 2015. Despite some of Tolstedt's compensation being clawed back by the board of directors, a longtime Wells Fargo executive who was the direct boss of one of the main targets of criticism does not represent a clean break from the scandal.