Economia

Trump claimed to have converted everyone he met with, saying "these folks were mostly no's yesterday and now every single one is a yes". The president griped that the media was not reporting fairly on the bill. "There have been no congressional hearings on this legislation", he said . Those changes, he said, could be unveiled as soon as Monday. Tom Cotton - have openly bashed the GOP plan unveiled by Speaker Paul Ryan, Cruz has kept an uncharacteristically low profile.
  • Nationstar hit with record HMDA fine

    Economia

    Today's action is the largest HMDA civil penalty imposed by the Bureau to date, which stems from Nationstar's market size, the substantial magnitude of its errors, and its history of previous violations. The CFPB claims that it found deficiencies in 13% of the loans it sampled from 2012; in 33% of the loans it sampled from 2013; and in 21% of the loans it sampled from 2014.
  • G20 Finance Ministers Agree on Trade Provisions in Draft Communique

    Economia

    He has already pulled out of the Trans Pacific Partnership agreement, and proposed a new tax on imports, arguing that certain trade relationships need to be reworked to make them fairer for United States workers. US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin has been demanding the language be watered down, with the deadlock after two days of talks now coming down to a few words, G20 sources said.
  • NZ dollar sinks to 69 U.S. cents

    NZ dollar sinks to 69 U.S. cents

    Economia

    Interest rate-sensitive real estate stocks also took a hit after the ADP employment report showed private payrolls surged by 298,000 last month, far above expectations. The greenback started the NY session with a bit of a swagger. The Dow Jones Industrial Average .DJI fell 12.2 points, or 0.06 percent, to 20,912.56.
  • Record fine over Thames pollution

    Record fine over Thames pollution

    Economia

    Judge Sheridan said: "The bottom line is that if people used their intelligence. and stopped putting non-disposable nappies down the toilet a lot of this could be avoided". Asked if the firm was taking its environmental responsibilities seriously, he added: "That's not something I need to start doing now, that's something that has already happened".
  • Chinese firm ZTE pleads guilty to breaking Iran sanctions

    Chinese firm ZTE pleads guilty to breaking Iran sanctions

    Economia

    ZTE Corp obtained and illegally shipped US-made equipment to Iran in violation of USA sanctions, the Justice Department said. In addition, it was charged in connection with 283 shipments of telecommunications equipment to North Korea. and/or anti-terrorism reasons". Last year, Commerce released internal documents showing senior ZTE executives instructing the company to carry out a project for dodging export controls in Iran, North Korea, Syria, Sudan and Cuba.
  • Iraqi forces edge into Mosul's Old City

    Economia

    Iraqi forces, backed by USA air strikes, launched an operation to retake west Mosul in February. "Federal police and Rapid Response units imposed their complete control over the Al-Basha Mosque. USA officials estimate that around 2,000 fighters remain inside the city. As fighting has entered into the narrow alleyways and densely populated parts of the west, more residents are fleeing liberated areas where food and water are scarce, security fragile and where homes are often caught in ...
  • Top NSA official ridicules allegation Britain spied on Trump

    Top NSA official ridicules allegation Britain spied on Trump

    Economia

    And on Thursday, before Spicer's remarks, high-ranking Republicans on the Senate Intelligence Committee said "we see no indications that Trump Tower was the subject of surveillance by any element of the United States government either before or after Election Day 2016".
  • Did Trump's Budget Chief Really Say Cutting Meals Programs Is 'Compassionate'?

    Economia

    Right now, many programs in Los Angeles County that rely on federal funding say they'd have to figure out what to do if that money suddenly disappears. Guess what? There's no demonstrable evidence they're actually doing that. He continued, "The way we justified it was: these programs are going to help these kids do better in school and get better jobs".
  • Coal Lobbyist Expected To Nominated As EPA Deputy

    Coal Lobbyist Expected To Nominated As EPA Deputy

    Economia

    The recent release of Pruitt's emails during his time as Oklahoma attorney general show the close relationship he and his aides had with the energy industry. It's settled science that what goes into a small stream eventually makes its way into a large stream, usually by way of municipal drinking water systems.
  • Financial Stocks to Buy After the Fed's Rate Hike Move

    Financial Stocks to Buy After the Fed's Rate Hike Move

    Economia

    Like the market, the data cooperated. In addition, with tax cuts and infrastructure spending adding to economic momentum in 2018, the case for higher rates could be even more compelling next year and so we are surprised by the sanguine view on the Fed which the market has adopted.