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Economia

The decision to leave the target federal funds rate unchanged in a range of 0.75 per cent to 1 per cent was unanimous and in line with forecasts. Meanwhile, a strong non-farm payrolls report on Friday would give the markets more confidence that the Fed will stay on course for another two rate increases this year.
  • Ford plans job cuts to boost profits

    Economia

    In a statement, Ford neither confirmed nor denied the report. The statement added that the company has not announced new people efficiency action nor does it comment on any speculation. Back in January, following criticism and pressure from Trump, Ford pledged to scrap plans for a Mexican vehicle plant and added 700 jobs in MI instead.
  • North Korea celebrates longest-range ballistic missile test

    Economia

    The test heightened North Korea's apparent advancement when it comes to intercontinental ballistic missile. The Security Council has approved six increasingly tougher sanctions resolutions following its nuclear and missile tests. Pyongyang has carried out two atomic tests and dozens of missile launches since the beginning of 2016, with the Security Council adopting two sanctions resolutions past year to ramp up pressure and deny leader Kim Jong-Un the hard currency needed to fund his ...
  • Analysts Alert: Anadarko Petroleum Corp (NYSE:APC)

    Economia

    Hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of the company. Quadrant Capital Group LLC boosted its stake in shares of Anadarko Petroleum by 1.4% in the first quarter. Analysts forecast that Anadarko Petroleum will post ($0.58) earnings per share for the current fiscal year. The company also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, June 28th.
  • U.S. household debt surpasses 2008 levels: NY Fed

    U.S. household debt surpasses 2008 levels: NY Fed

    Economia

    Rather, the rise in debt has come largely from auto loans and student loans, both of which have increased since the recession. Mortgage debt of $8.63 trillion, while up $258 billion from a year ago, represents a much smaller share of overall indebtedness than during the crisis.
  • Australia budget 2017: Treasurer promises fairness and growth

    Australia budget 2017: Treasurer promises fairness and growth

    Economia

    Australia's Treasurer has urged the nation's big banks to absorb a new 6.2-billion-Aussie-dollar (4.56-billion-U.S. -dollar) levy despite a warning from the banks that the tax hike would be handed down to customers. "Forty-four per cent of 5.1 million current Australian jobs are at high risk of being affected by computerisation and technology over the next 20 years, so this will be critical to ensuring Australia's long-term global competitiveness".
  • Turkish President Guards Brutally Beat Up Protesters In DC

    Turkish President Guards Brutally Beat Up Protesters In DC

    Economia

    The violent confrontation between pro-Kurdish protesters and Turkish security officials in Washington D.C., on Tuesday was a sight more like crackdowns in Turkey than the USA, one witness told The Washington Times. President Donald Trump, investors and opinion leaders of the country. Erdogan was reportedly inside the ambassador's residence at the time of the incident.
  • Euro surges to six-month high after data; Trump worries hit dollar

    Euro surges to six-month high after data; Trump worries hit dollar

    Economia

    US manufacturing production posted its biggest increase in more than three years in April, bolstering the view that economic growth picked up early in the second quarter - despite a drop to a five-month low in housing starts. Aside from these concerns, uncertainty regarding Trump's plan to boost infrastructure spending and cut taxes for businesses also grows. "It's a combination of earnings and better-than-expected industrial production countered with concerns about future economic data and ...
  • Canadian manufacturing sales rise in March on autos, food

    Economia

    The agency says they grew 1.0 per cent to a $53.9 billion in March, matching the expectations of economists, according to Thomson Reuters. Sales for February were downwardly revised to a drop of 0.6 percent from an initially reported 0.2. Overall inventories rose 1.2 percent to a record high of C$72.7 billion, lifted by the transportation equipment and beverage and tobacco sectors. Still, the inventory-to-sales ratio, which measures how many months it would take to exhaust inventories at ...
  • Trump revealed highly classified info to Russian Federation

    Economia

    So far, at least one senior European intelligence official has said his country might stop sharing information with the United States , according to a report from The Associated Press - "a damaging sign of how deeply this leak.is potentially damaging for intelligence sharing", Nephew said.