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Trump slams rate increases by independent Federal Reserve

Indeed, overall financial conditions in the US are largely unchanged since Trump took office in January 2017 despite the Fed's gradual tightening campaign, and looser than they were on average in 2016, according to a Goldman Sachs index. While it's been many years, the White House has also been known to exert other forms of pressure. "We have a long tradition here of conducting policy in a particular way, and that way is independent of all political concerns", Powell said. Consulte Mais Informação

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Larry Kudlow blames Xi Jinping for Trump tariff, China trade war

The current trade tensions between the USA and China flared up in March, when Trump threatened to impose tariffs on $50 billion worth of Chinese imports to the US. So far Trump has been vague about what exactly China needs to offer in the form of a trade deal in order for the barriers to come down, but Kudlow offered a laundry list of items that the United States would need to see in order to eliminate the tariffs. Consulte Mais Informação

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Amazon's Jeff Bezos beats Bill Gates in new rich list

Amazon's Jeff Bezos beats Bill Gates in new rich list

Born Jeffrey Preston Bezos, he is an American technology entrepreneur, investor, philanthropist, and the founder, chairman, and chief executive officer the world's largest online retailer. This was however higher than $12.2 billion that he was worth in January this year. It also puts Bezos's personal fortune within spitting distance of the Walton family's $151.5 billion, which is the world's richest dynasty. Consulte Mais Informação

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AirAsia is world’s best low-priced airline for 10th consecutive year

AirAsia is world’s best low-priced airline for 10th consecutive year

Singapore Airlines has been named the world's best airline for the fourth time at the 2018 Skytrax World Airline Awards , which bills itself as the "Oscars of the aviation industry". The airline won the award at the 2018 Skytrax World Airline Awards in London. Travellers across the world vote in the largest airline passenger satisfaction survey to decide the award winners. Consulte Mais Informação

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DHL Express to order 14 Boeing 777 Freighters in $4.7bn deal

DHL Express to order 14 Boeing 777 Freighters in $4.7bn deal

One big thing: A trade war. The plane maker expects nearly 37,400 new aircraft, worth $5.8 trillion, will be required to meet global demand over the next 20 years. "We could not have achieved this success without our resilient relationship with Boeing". The result should be a fierce contest for sales in the 100-150-seat sector even before Boeing closes its Embraer deal. Consulte Mais Informação

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European Union signs biggest ever free trade deal with Japan amid Brexit turmoil

European Union signs biggest ever free trade deal with Japan amid Brexit turmoil

By strengthening ties with the EU, Japan hopes to vitalise mutual direct investment, fight other global trends toward protectionism and enhance the stature of Japanese brands, the foreign ministry said in a statement . The move will strengthen global trade cooperation that has been recently shattered by the current USA administration. The US is proposing 10 per cent tariffs on a US$200 billion list of Chinese goods. Consulte Mais Informação

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Goldman Sachs' new CEO has a side hobby as a DJ

Goldman Sachs' new CEO has a side hobby as a DJ

Mr. Blankfein will step down as Chief Executive Officer on September 30, 2018, and will retire from the firm and as Chairman of the Board at the end of the year. Goldman's announcement came as the bank reported a 44 percent jump in second-quarter earnings to $2.3 billion earlier Tuesday thanks largely to strong revenues in advising clients on mergers, initial public offerings and other transactions. Consulte Mais Informação

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Morehouse College cuts ties with Papa John's

Morehouse College cuts ties with Papa John's

But in a recent letter to The Wall Street Journal , Schnatter said his resignation was a mistake. In an internal memo obtained by Ad Age, Laundry Service says "disparaging and outrageous comments about Wasserman and Laundry Service" made in the media regarding its relationship with Papa John's are "completely false" and that it will be going on the record with a response. Consulte Mais Informação

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European Union says Airbnb must change booking system after complaints

European Union says Airbnb must change booking system after complaints

The European Union said Monday that Airbnb has until the end of August to address consumer complaints that the US company's pricing and booking system can be misleading. "More and more consumers book their holiday accommodation online and this sector has brought many new opportunities to holidaymakers". "Airbnb has now until the end of August to propose detailed solutions on how to bring its conduct in compliance with European Union consumer legislation", the Commission said. Consulte Mais Informação

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Europe, Japan sign free trade deal

Europe, Japan sign free trade deal

EU Council President Donald Tusk and Commission head Jean-Claude Juncker land in Japan after talks in Beijing, where they urged global trade cooperation and warned against trade wars. Without mentioning Trump by name, Tusk made sharply clear that the agreement was intended as a counterpoint to Washington's current trade policy. While the two US allies reached a deal of their own to open up trade, the Trump administration has repeatedly doubled down on its decision to hit the EU, Mexico, ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Goldman Sachs names David Solomon as CEO to replace Blankfein

He will succeed Lloyd Blankfein , who has been in the post for 12 years but is expected to step down at the end of the year. The announcement could come as early as Monday morning, according to the paper. An investment banker who climbed the rough-and-tumble ranks at Bear Stearns before jumping to Goldman Sachs before it sold shares to the public in 1999, Solomon runs with a different crowd. Consulte Mais Informação

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Netflix plunges as subscriber growth disappoints

The company called its performance in the second quarter "strong but not stellar". The company's stock was down more than 13 percent in early after-hours trading in response to the news. A significant chunk of subscriber growth can be attributed to Netflix's original content efforts. For instance, the company added 7.41 million subscribers worldwide in the first quarter of this year, neatly surpassing the 6.5 million generally expected for the period. Consulte Mais Informação

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