Economia

Markets in Japan and South Korea were closed for holidays. Oil prices have fallen, hitting their lowest levels since November a year ago, as volatile markets extended Thursday's near 5 per cent loss further over concerns of oversupply and fears of an emerging glut.
  • Oil prices rally on hopes of supply cut extension

    Economia

    Gasoline and distillate stocks also fell , supporting a market that has sold off in recent weeks due to persistently high USA inventories. The price for Brent crude oil was down 0.3 percent about a half hour before the opening bell to $49.19 per barrel.
  • Korea 'litmus test' of US-China relations: Snyder

    Economia

    The country's Joint Chiefs of Staff has prepared a system called the Korea Massive Punishment and Retaliation (KMPR) that would involve surgical missile attacks, exclusive special warfare units and an ability to strike North Korea's leadership if South Korea feels threatened by nuclear attack.
  • Sinclair Buying Tribune Media, Beats Back Feinting Fox, Others

    Sinclair Buying Tribune Media, Beats Back Feinting Fox, Others

    Economia

    By buying Tribune, Sinclair intends to "create a leading nationwide platform that includes our country's largest markets", according to CEO Chris Ripley in a statement . Sinclair subsequently announced in late April it and a related entity would acquire 18 TV stations in five states from Bonten Media Group Holdings and Esteem Broadcasting .
  • Snapchat's growth stalls in Facebook's shadow; stock plunges

    Economia

    That's just a week after Facebook reported solid first-quarter results, with double-digit revenue growth. Though its ARPU of $0.90 witnessed a jump of 181 percent from the same period past year, its ARPU dropped 14 percent from the fourth quarter when it was $1.05.
  • North Korea accuses United States and South Korea of assassination attempt

    Economia

    The Ministry of State Security said it will "ferret out and mercilessly destroy" the "terrorists" in the intelligence agencies, the Associated Press writes . North Korea warned this week that United States hostility had brought the region to the brink of nuclear war. "Korean-style anti-terrorist attack will be commenced from this moment to sweep away the intelligence and plot-breeding organizations of the USA imperialists and the puppet clique", it said, referring to South Korea .
  • Trump reveals his team talked him out of scrapping NAFTA

    Trump reveals his team talked him out of scrapping NAFTA

    Economia

    Trudeau said he had warned Trump of the disruption that pulling out of Nafta would cause. He declared a new deal as "very possible". News of the possible United States pullout from Nafta rattled financial markets on Wednesday. 'We've confirmed it was something under consideration, ' he told Mexico's Radio Formula. Mexican exports to the United States increased sevenfold between 1993 and 2016, but less than threefold to Canada.
  • Chaos Erupts At Ft. Lauderdale's Airport After Spirit Cancels Flights

    Chaos Erupts At Ft. Lauderdale's Airport After Spirit Cancels Flights

    Economia

    Screams could be heard ringing out throughout the terminal as the fight took place, while dozens of others pulled out their phones to film the incident. Three more flights were canceled Tuesday. "Lauderdale/Hollywood International Airport", a Spirit spokesperson told TMZ. The company says its offer would increase pilot pay by 30% immediately, but it would increase costs by only $440 million over the same five years.
  • First large Chinese-made passenger jet takes its maiden flight

    First large Chinese-made passenger jet takes its maiden flight

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    The narrow-body C919 jet - white with green and blue stripes - disappeared into the clouds after taking off from Pudong global airport in the commercial hub Shanghai as a crowd of thousands cheered, including top officials. 1/3: China's aviation market still has a ways to go. However major part of it still relies on foreign-made technology for critical systems, including its engines.
  • Il Sole 24 Ore in rosso a Piazza Affari

    Il Sole 24 Ore in rosso a Piazza Affari

    Economia

    Il risultato ante imposte per il periodo è negativo per 28,1 milioni di euro e si confronta con un risultato negativo per 11,5 milioni di euro del primo trimestre 2016. La convocazione dell'assemblea avrà luogo il 29 maggio . Lo rende noto un comunicato del quotidiano. L'ipotesi di intervento patrimoniale e finanziario elaborata prevede un'operazione di valorizzazione dell'Area 'Formazione ed Eventi' , attraverso l'avvio di un'asta competitiva relativamente a un'interessenza di minoranza ...