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Turkey's central bank raises interest rate to 24%

Turkey's central bank raises interest rate to 24%

The central bank's interest rate hike, which surprised investors with its magnitude, comes amid growing concerns that Erdoğan is pursuing policies that will eventually bankrupt the country. "If you say 'inflation is cause, the rate is the result, ' you do not know this business, friend". Anthony Skinner, director of Middle East and North Africa at Verisk Maplecroft, told AFP he believed the hike had already been agreed. Consulte Mais Informação

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Trump knocks Jamie Dimon: ‘A poor public speaker & nervous mess’

Trump knocks Jamie Dimon: ‘A poor public speaker & nervous mess’

I would be fine. Dimon said his original remark "proves I wouldn't make a good politician". "I think I could beat Trump", said Dimon, who had led the country's largest bank for more than a decade. Dimon also took aim at Trump's wealth, saying of himself: "This wealthy New Yorker actually earned his money". "It wasn't a gift from Daddy". "I am part of the elite". Consulte Mais Informação

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Apple warns U.S. tariffs against China could raise prices

Apple warns U.S. tariffs against China could raise prices

Trump signalled no letup Sunday in his rhetorical assault against China . "Without the tariffs, the business case was pretty solid for that model in the United States market", he said. In April, the company revealed plans to gradually eliminate sedan cars in the USA market, except Mustang and focus on SUVs. "Here in the U.S., Ford has really been a truck company", as NPR reported in April . Consulte Mais Informação

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Median U.S. Household Income Rose in 2017, Considered Highest on Record

Median U.S. Household Income Rose in 2017, Considered Highest on Record

American median household income rose 1.8 percent last year, representing a slower rate of growth than during the previous two years, the U.S. Census Bureau said Wednesday. "In 2015 and 2016, income growth was stronger and broad-based, with growth for low- and middle-income households tracking overall growth". Analysts say this number shows a trend of declining poverty that has persisted since 2014 under the tenure of former President Barack Obama. Consulte Mais Informação

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Apple: China tariffs will hit Apple Watch, Air Pods, cables and chargers

Apple: China tariffs will hit Apple Watch, Air Pods, cables and chargers

Cook's personal diplomacy stands in stark contrast to some of his peers in the tech industry, who haven't engaged Trump directly - and often are on the receiving end of far more aggressive tweets attacking their business practices. The company is making iPhone display glass in Kentucky, and is setting up new plants in other areas. But the president told reporters Friday that imposing tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese products "will take place very soon depending on what happens". Consulte Mais Informação

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Putin, Xi make pancakes together

The White House said on Monday that U.S. President Donald Trump had received a letter from Kim Jong Un asking for a second meeting. "Amid the quickly changing global situation and the factors of instability and unpredictability, the cooperation of Russian Federation and China takes on greater and greater importance", he said. Consulte Mais Informação

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A Hurricane Hunting Plane Flies Straight Through Florence's Eye, Captures Harrowing Video

A Hurricane Hunting Plane Flies Straight Through Florence's Eye, Captures Harrowing Video

Here's what to expect from Florence and when to expect it, based on the latest forecasts from the National Hurricane Center and other sources. By 8 a.m. "We're going to get a lot of rainfall in a relatively short time", he said, adding flooding could be "life-changing" for many. As one of the nation's foremost experts on storm surge , he warned that if Florence hits at high tide, it could pose serious risks to property and life for any low-lying areas along the coast as well as along ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Before Trump, Obama was an 'enemy of press freedom'

Before Trump, Obama was an 'enemy of press freedom'

Economists do not usually compare the GDP rate, which measures the pace of economic growth, with the unemployment rate in that way. World class narcissist and former President, Barack Obama , gave a speech on Friday at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, where he brazenly laid the current state of political division within the country at the feet of President Donald Trump and the GOP. Consulte Mais Informação

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Judge strikes down bill to reduce Toronto council size

Judge strikes down bill to reduce Toronto council size

This was never a fight the premier needed to pick, and it's hardly the fault of the attorney general's office that the government's lawyers failed to convincingly defend a bill that was slapped together in a hurry with no evidence that it was needed: Belobaba found that, despite the premier's repeated assertions to the contrary, there was no evidence that council is "dysfunctional". Consulte Mais Informação

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