Economia

The U.S. economy grew at its slowest pace in three years in the first quarter of this year, held back by weak consumer spending and slower investment by businesses. His Treasury Secretary, Steven Mnuchin, is hoping to get to 3% with tax reform and other measures. However, many economists are more skeptical. It increased just 0.3%, its worst performance in seven years, and following a fourth quarter 2016 gain of 3.5%.
  • Trump unveils blueprint for major tax reforms

    Trump unveils blueprint for major tax reforms

    Economia

    Under the proposed plan, the corporate tax rate would drop from 35 percent to 15 percent. He also called for the one-time repatriation of profits earned by American companies from their overseas operations, a measure Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said would bring back "trillions of dollars" to the USA that could be invested in business expansion at home.
  • Imperial Oil Limited Earnings Watch & Stock Update

    Economia

    Imperial Oil (NYSEMKT:IMO) last announced its earnings results on Tuesday, January 31st. The existing PEG value acts as a measure that takes into account its future growth where investors are able to scale the company's high-growth stock as undervalued.
  • Greenpeace gatecrashes Credit Suisse shareholder meeting

    Greenpeace gatecrashes Credit Suisse shareholder meeting

    Economia

    Credit Suisse Group AG (NYSE:CS) released its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday. Shares of Credit Suisse Group AG (NYSE:CS) traded down 2.17% on Thursday, hitting $15.36. Edge Wealth Management LLC bought a new stake in shares of Credit Suisse Group AG during the first quarter worth about $149,000. Hennessy Advisors Inc.
  • Eurozone inflation rises to target as economy improves

    Economia

    A Le Pen victory on May 7 could unsettle financial markets since she has advocated taking France out of the shared, 19-country currency. However, the European Central Bank has remained committed to its loose monetary policy until it sees inflation rising sustainably towards its two per cent target.
  • Old £5 notes not legal tender from May 5

    Old £5 notes not legal tender from May 5

    Economia

    Around 165 million old fivers featuring prison reformer Elizabeth Fry are still in circulation, according to the Bank of England. "You just need to be careful the notes you're putting aside will still be valid when you come to spend them so it's worth raiding your piggy bank now and then and transferring the money to an account that pays you interest".
  • United CEO Munoz no longer to become chairman

    Economia

    June 2, 2016. It's a potential travel sacrifice for the IT auditor, who lives in Indianapolis and flies United. The Star Alliance carrier has come under a storm of criticism for the 9 April incident, in which passenger David Dao was dragged off a United Express flight by Chicago aviation police.
  • Trump's ruinous tax plan: Will Jersey GOP help? | Moran

    Economia

    The devil will be in the details, and there aren't any of these yet (on Thursday morning White House Budget Chief Mick Mulvaney said the vagueness of the proposal is intentional). As such, he won't be releasing his tax returns and we all know why. Democrats were much harsher in their appraisal. When pressed about the possibility of Trump releasing his tax returns in order to see how the new plan would impact the president's own taxes , Mnuchin rebuffed the suggestion.
  • BP Sells Interest in Shanghai SECCO

    BP Sells Interest in Shanghai SECCO

    Economia

    After the acquisition, ECCO will be owned by Sinopec ( 30 percent), Sinopec Shanghai Petrochemical Company Limited (20 percent) and Gaoqiao Petrochemical Co Ltd (50 percent). Xiaoping Yang, BP's China president, said: "China is a country of great significance to BP given its market potential". The transaction is subject to a number of regulatory approvals and other conditions, and is expected to be completed before end of year.
  • Peace with North Korea remains possible thanks to China, Pence says

    Economia

    US Vice Mike Pence has reaffirmed the Trump administration will resettle refugees in limbo on Nauru and Manus Island. The trip offered evidence that Pence has become one of President Donald Trump's chief emissaries on the world stage, patching up relations, reassuring allies still wondering what to expect from Trump and diving into worldwide crises like North Korea.