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Fed raises interest rates as unemployment nears record lows

Fed raises interest rates as unemployment nears record lows

Fed drops reference from previous statements that it expected rates to be below neutral rate for "some time". That puts the Fed on track for four rate hikes total in 2018, something the Fed hasn't done since 2006. Rates for savers have tended to lag the Fed's hikes . The central bank also lifted its growth forecast to 2.8 percent this year , up a small amount from its projection of 2.7 annual growth in March. Consulte Mais Informação

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How the Hill Reacted to the Trump-Kim Summit

How the Hill Reacted to the Trump-Kim Summit

During the briefing, the secretary rebuked a journalist who asked why the "complete" and "verifiable" denuclearization of North Korea was not in the document signed between the two leaders. At times, the video speaks to Kim directly, suggesting he could make a choice that would open North Korea up to new investment and step into a starring role in a moment in history with Trump. Consulte Mais Informação

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Toyota dives into ride hailing as threats from GM, Waymo loom

Toyota dives into ride hailing as threats from GM, Waymo loom

Toyota announced today that it has concluded an agreement with ride-sharing app company Grab to strengthen their existing partnership and expand collaboration in Southeast Asia to drive further advances in Mobility as a Service (MaaS). "A board seat nearly guarantees that Grab will buy cars from Toyota", said Steve Man, an analyst at Bloomberg Intelligence in Hong Kong. The carmaker first invested an undisclosed amount in Grab in August previous year, after it invested in US-based Uber ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Italy's new economy minister rules out euro exit

He was eventually handed a less important portfolio after the head of state refused to accept his nomination. "The position of the government is clear and unanimous". He declined to say whether the coalition would hike the deficit target, but said he aimed to meet existing 2018 and 2019 debt reduction goals. "As part of the debt reduction and deficit reduction goals, the budget will reflect the basic choices on how and when to implement the [government] program", he said. Consulte Mais Informação

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Congress Moving To Block Trump Deal With ZTE Over Iran Sanctions Violations

Congress Moving To Block Trump Deal With ZTE Over Iran Sanctions Violations

Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said last week that the company and the United States had reached a deal after Trump pledged to help the company get back into business. The deal implemented a $1 billion penalty against ZTE and required the addition of a US -chosen compliance team to monitor the company. However, it wouldn't be the first time the President chose the unexpected route. Consulte Mais Informação

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Merc in #dieselgate dogbox as Germany orders big recall

Merc in #dieselgate dogbox as Germany orders big recall

A spokesman for the company declined to comment on specifics regarding the case, but said: "We are cooperating to a full extent and transparently with the KBA and the federal transport ministry". This recall follows after Scheuer met Mercedes-Benz chairman, Dieter Zetsche, in Berlin to discuss what has been described as "irregularities in independent test results of various Mercedes-Benz models featuring the German vehicle maker's turbocharged four-cylinder diesel engine". Consulte Mais Informação

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President Trump meets Kim Jong Un

President Trump meets Kim Jong Un

North Korea should be asked to rejoin the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty which it left in 1994, and should be obliged to join the Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty, even though the United States is not itself a member, he said. Kim didn't confirm and extend a moratorium on testing nuclear weapons and ballistic missiles; he didn't say he'd detail his arsenals or open them to inspection. Consulte Mais Informação

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Domino's Pizza fixes streets, fills potholes across America

Domino's Pizza fixes streets, fills potholes across America

Dominos is no stranger to unusual publicity stunts, but those are usually tied to its vast ecommerce back-end , like its pizza robots or instant order pizza button . "Have you ever hit a pothole and instantly cringed?" Domino's has created an interactive experience showing what happens when the delivery driver goes over a pot hole, and it's as bad as you would imagine. Consulte Mais Informação

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