Economía

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

European Central Bank to end crisis-era stimulus programme in December The stronger-than-expected retail sales data "smashed expectations", Cote said. The program will run at the current pace of 30 billion euros ($35 billion) per month until the end of September, and at a rate of 15 billion euros in the ensuing three months. [Articulo completo...]

How the US-China trade war could play out

How the US-China trade war could play out After some skirmishes related to washing-machine and solar-panel tariffs , Trump struck the first direct blow at China in March with the announcement of tariffs on Chinese goods . China's retaliatory tariffs will follow a similar schedule. Trump recently hit United States allies including the European Union, Canada, and Mexico with tariffs on steel and aluminum imports. [Articulo completo...]

Asian markets lower after hawkish Fed, fresh trade war fears

Asian markets lower after hawkish Fed, fresh trade war fears The average 30-year mortgage rate reached a high this year of 4.66 percent on May 24; the 15-year rate hit 4.15 percent that day. The next graph should help you understand why we care about these kinds of estimates. But he said "having twice as many press conferences does not signal anything about the timing or the pace of interest rate changes". "The Fed's rate hike this time should have on... [Articulo completo...]

US' Trump takes aim at OPEC for 'too high' oil prices - Oil

US' Trump takes aim at OPEC for 'too high' oil prices - Oil Monday's talks between Sanjiv Singh, head of IndianOil, India's largest refiner and fuel retailer, and top executives of Chinese oil companies also looked at investing - either jointly or separately - in expanding USA oil and gas export infrastructure to raise shipments to Asia as a counterbalance to OPEC , sources said. [Articulo completo...]

China announces retaliation against $50B in USA goods

China announces retaliation against $50B in USA goods Trump claims China's theft of American intellectual property and technology made the tariffs a necessary part of conducting business. The China trade offensive is only one side of Trump's multi-front battle with all major U.S. China would also negate agreements it had reached with the United States during previous consultations over the penalties, it said. Earlier today China's foreign m... [Articulo completo...]

U.S. targets Chinese tech with a 25 percent tariff

U.S. targets Chinese tech with a 25 percent tariff USA proposals to smack tariffs on US$50 billion of Chinese imports are just the start, economists and China-watchers said as they await an impending announcement. China also said it would scrap promises to purchase more U.S. goods. A trade war could pose a risk to Trump's peace talks in North Korea as America has been coordinating closely with Beijing. [Articulo completo...]

Oil edges up, but bulls remain wary ahead of OPEC meeting

Oil edges up, but bulls remain wary ahead of OPEC meeting Or, talks could breakdown and there is no change in output, although with the upside risk to prices, this seems unlikely. Given that growing demand and the time it takes to bring new oil on-line in response to higher prices, it's no surprise prices have risen. [Articulo completo...]

Trump's trade adviser apologizes for saying Trudeau has 'special place in hell'

Trump's trade adviser apologizes for saying Trudeau has 'special place in hell' Canadian officials say they've been working very deliberately to emphasize shared interests and have been doing so for some time. Canada is the U.S.'s largest trading partner, and the US economy would struggle to make up for Canada's absence, Heyman noted. [Articulo completo...]

US, Mexico, Canada embark on World Cup history with winning bid

All matches from the Quarterfinal on, including the World Cup Final, will be played in the United States. Animal prognosticators have become a traditional feature of World Cup tournaments, with Achilles following on the heels of Paul the 'psychic octopus, ' who achieved fame during the tournament in 2010 in South Africa when he successfully predicted all eight results of his native Germany'... [Articulo completo...]

Uber Applies For Patent That Will Identify Drunk Passengers

Uber Applies For Patent That Will Identify Drunk Passengers The technology also will take into account the location of the passenger, time of day and even the speed of his walk. The ride-sharing giant has published a patent application to identify drunk passengers. The patent also says that the service Uber provides to the user could change, as a result. In the patent, Uber wrote: "A travel coordination system identifies uncharacteristic user activit... [Articulo completo...]

AT&T, Time Warner Merger Cleared

AT&T, Time Warner Merger Cleared However, in Verizon's most recent quarterly earnings call, executives said they would rather sit out the current consolidation, and instead build out its content offerings through partnerships with independent media companies. Even if a company doesn't need to get bigger right away, it might need to do so to prevent a competitor from overshadowing it. "Regardless of what happens on the appeal ... [Articulo completo...]

How the Hill Reacted to the Trump-Kim Summit

How the Hill Reacted to the Trump-Kim Summit Kim emerged from the summit having scored several victories. Kim twice meet Moon and also made two trips to China to meet with Chinese President Xi Jinping. Yun told CNN on Tuesday that halting joint U.S. By signing onto the joint statement that reaffirms North Korea's commitment to the "denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula", Trump may have signed up to a deal that could limit the US militar... [Articulo completo...]

Wendy's, Whataburger pile on insults for IHOP's 'IHOb' name change

Wendy's, Whataburger pile on insults for IHOP's 'IHOb' name change So for those concerned about IHOP permanently changing their name shouldn't worry. Some people correctly predicted it would stand for burgers , but many others on Twitter and Facebook thought the B would stand for breakfast or bacon. [Articulo completo...]

WH adviser Navarro apologizes for 'special place in hell' slam at Trudeau

But Navarro apologized for the remarks Tuesday, according to The Wall Street Journal , saying that he had tried to send a signal of strength. "That's unconscionable", Heyman said ."Anybody who represents the United States of America from the White House using that kind of language with any world leader of any type, I think is uncalled for". [Articulo completo...]

Trump vents anger on North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies, European Union and Canada's Trudeau

Trump vents anger on North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies, European Union and Canada's Trudeau Trudeau said he had reiterated to Trump, who left the G-7 meeting before it ended, that tariffs would harm industries and workers on both sides of the U.S. On Monday, MPs in the House of Commons approved a motion denouncing Trump's name-calling tirade and endorsing Trudeau's decision to stand his ground against US tariffs and tweeted presidential threats. [Articulo completo...]

When Trump met Kim: 11 quotes from their historic meeting

When Trump met Kim: 11 quotes from their historic meeting He also said that he discussed the regime's notorious human rights record with the Chairman . Before the sun rose over Singapore he tweeted that 'meetings between staffs and representatives are going well and quickly, ' echoing a statement from his White House the evening before that talks were progressing so fast Trump would leave Singapore early. [Articulo completo...]

Trump and Kim meet in Singapore

Trump and Kim meet in Singapore However, it now appears that the U.S.is confident tings are going smoothly. He can't do that. While President Trump has spoken positively about the upcoming summit, he has been vague on details of what they might be able to actually achieve. [Articulo completo...]

President Trump Meets with Kim Jong Un in Historic Summit

President Trump Meets with Kim Jong Un in Historic Summit The historic handshake between Trump and Kim is to occur Tuesday on the 12-hectare grounds of the luxurious Capella Hotel on Singapore's resort island of Sentosa. But he has since lowered expectations, saying the talks would be more about starting a relationship with Kim for a negotiating process that would take more than one summit. [Articulo completo...]

Donald Trump, Kim Jong-un arrive in Singapore for historic summit

Donald Trump, Kim Jong-un arrive in Singapore for historic summit In March, Mr Trump shocked the world by accepting an invitation from Mr Kim to meet in person. Pompeo also said that Trump had called Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and South Korean president Moon Jae-in. Trump immediately accepted Kim's offer of a meeting when it was made in March ― possibly failing to understand that Kim, his father the previous dictator and his grandfather before that h... [Articulo completo...]

Who will be in the room when Trump meets Kim Jong

And until denuclearisation takes place, sanctions against North Korea would remain in place, he stressed. Trump went from one global leadership summit to another this weekend, leaving the G-7 conference in Canada to fly to Singapore . The Worm has visited North Korea on multiple occasions and competed on Celebrity Apprentice in 2013. "We now know they have a pretty good track record in thes... [Articulo completo...]


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