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European Central Bank gets ready to pull the plug on stimulus

European Central Bank gets ready to pull the plug on stimulus

In late Asian trade on Friday, the euro eased 0.2 percent to $1.1546, its lowest level since May 30, while the dollar index rose 0.3 percent to 95.111 against a basket of six major peers, its highest level since November. The 10-year German bond yield also fell to 0.424 percent from around 0.50 percent before the European Central Bank . "I think the biggest concern at the moment, more than talk about trade, is the tightening of monetary conditions in emerging markets caused by a ... Consulte Mais Informação

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European Central Bank to end crisis-era stimulus programme in December

European Central Bank to end crisis-era stimulus programme in December

Government bond yields in Europe pulled back sharply, while German stocks recorded the strongest advance, the DAX climbing 1.7pc. The ECB's president, Mario Draghi , is scheduled take questions from the media at 1:30 p.m. The euro lost more than a cent against the dollar after the news, with dealers contrasting the decision to leave rates unchanged in the eurozone for at least a year, with signs from the Federal Reserve that it planned two further increases in U.S. Consulte Mais Informação

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Honolulu Workers Need $39 An Hour To Afford A 2-Bedroom Rental

Honolulu Workers Need $39 An Hour To Afford A 2-Bedroom Rental

The annual Out of Reach report from the National Low Income Housing Coalition analyzed every county in the USA and found that there isn't anywhere that someone working a minimum wage job, 40 hours a week, can afford a two-bedroom. Rent in older buildings is about $1,460, according to aSeattle Times story from September; for new apartments, it's more than $2,000. "People on fixed incomes can't live anywhere in Vermont without rental subsidies or other forms of assistance", said Mahnke. Consulte Mais Informação

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Saudi crown prince arrives in Russian Federation for World Cup opener against Russian Federation

Saudi crown prince arrives in Russian Federation for World Cup opener against Russian Federation

And the hosts struck after 12 minutes when they forced another corner which was half-cleared and, when Roman Zobnin crossed, Gazinsky headed home the tournament's opening goal. The games will be available for the first time this year in six local languages : English, Hindi, Bengali, Malayalam, Tamil, and Telugu. Perhaps the hosts aren't quite as bad as has been feared. Consulte Mais Informação

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British Airways pilot jailed after being found drunk in cockpit before take-off

British Airways pilot jailed after being found drunk in cockpit before take-off

The former pilot was was removed from the cockpit in handcuffs past passengers that had already boarded. Monaghan would not have had to take up the role of pilot until three-and-a-half hours into the flight, the court heard. Amy Packham, prosecuting, said the reading taken at 10.30pm remained so high that he must have drunk a "significant amount" just before the eight-hour limit. Consulte Mais Informação

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"Is Bitcoin [BTC] really Un-Tethered?" - John Griffin and Amin Shams

That's according to explosive new research from University of Texas finance processors John Griffin and Amin Shams, best known for identifying suspicious activity in the VIX past year. It was at $6,624.45 on Wednesday afternoon. This, they say, may indicate a "month-end need for dollar reserves related to Tether", implying that Tether issues un-backed tokens to help buttress the bitcoin price and then sells enough BTC at the end of the month to fully back the outstanding USDT. Consulte Mais Informação

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