Economía

US on track to supply India with 22 Guardian drones

US on track to supply India with 22 Guardian drones Parthasarathy, a former Indian diplomat, told DW. However, bilateral visits are more than just defence deals. Differences persist on both bilateral and multilateral trade issues, Intellectual Property Rights and visa restrictions on professionals. [Full Article...]

Four GOP senators to oppose current Republican health care bill

Four GOP senators to oppose current Republican health care bill A number of other centrist senators-including Rob Portman and Shelley Moore Capito-have also voiced concerns about the Senate's cuts to Medicaid . "They're also four good guys and they're four friends of mine". Throughout the country, state insurance regulators are being told of plans for premium increases of 50-60 percent or more. [Full Article...]

Johnson: Senate bill doesn't address health care costs

Her counterpart from ME, independent Angus King, is dubious about what the GOP is doing. The draft legislation, referred to as the "Better Care Reconciliation Act", has many similarities to the American Health Care Act healthcare reform legislation passed by the U.S. [Full Article...]

Indiana Democrats, Republicans React To Senate Health Bill

The Senate bill maintains much of the structure of the House bill, but differs in several key ways. Her counterpart from ME, independent Angus King, is dubious about what the GOP is doing. Graham said he feels "comfortable" that the Senate bill will not deny insurance coverage to people with pre-existing medical conditions, a point of contention in the House measure. [Full Article...]

Mitch McConnell works to rally GOP votes for Senate health bill

Mitch McConnell works to rally GOP votes for Senate health bill John Kasich, a Republican, said in a Twitter message. "Because Obamacare is a direct attack on the middle class, and American families deserve better than its failing status quo". Hudis, MD. Erasing Obama's law has been a marquee pledge for Trump and virtually the entire party for years. NPR's Alison Kodjak begins our coverage. [Full Article...]

Uber board adopts all recommendations from Eric Holder investigation

Uber board adopts all recommendations from Eric Holder investigation The recommendations from the months-long investigation into Uber's workplace, being led by former attorney general Eric Holder , were unanimously approved by Uber's board members in an emergency meeting on Sunday morning in Los Angeles. [Full Article...]

Obama Denounces Senate Health Care Bill

The bill calls for deep cuts to Medicaid and entitlement programs. Among the party's centrists, Dean Heller of Nevada said he had "serious concerns", citing the cuts to Medicaid . Rob Broomfield, the CEO of UnitedHealthcare's individual and employer-based insurance business in Kansas, Nebraska and Iowa, said even with that penalty - $695 or 2.5 percent of annual income, whichever is higher ... [Full Article...]

Deal sends grocery store stocks plummeting

By coming under the Amazon umbrella, Whole Foods may develop new methods for distributing food that could also allow it to reach more customers, Eggers says . It's so successful that there are approximately 80 million Amazon Prime members in the US alone. And the key measure that retailers look at to gauge their health, revenue at stores open more than a year, has fallen for seven quarter... [Full Article...]

Snapchat's latest update is causing security concerns

Snapchat's latest update is causing security concerns Here's what you do. To access it, just pinch your Snapchat camera. "With the Snap Map, you can view Snaps of sporting events, celebrations, breaking news, and more from all across the world". Snapchat officials said in a statement that the safety of their users is very important, and the specifications of this update was designed with that in mind. [Full Article...]

No more rate cuts, European Central Bank says on Thursday

The words "or lower" were removed from the sentence describing the path of future interest rates that the Governing Council expects (our italics). The ECB has kept interest rates unchanged since March 2016, when all three were cut. But the improving economic fundamentals have yet to translate to higher price pressures according to Draghi who said "Nothing substantial has happened to inflation... [Full Article...]

Trump Says He Hopes Dems Don't Force Pelosi Out

Trump Says He Hopes Dems Don't Force Pelosi Out Now that Georgia Democrat Jon Ossoff's overcapitalized congressional campaign has tanked, his Bay Area investors should feel as uneasy as Uber's - and without the gratifying prospect of firing a wayward CEO , although House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi's stock has certainly slumped. [Full Article...]

What the Amazon-Whole Foods Deal Means for Your Grocery Bill

What the Amazon-Whole Foods Deal Means for Your Grocery Bill On June 15, 2017, the Company reportedly entered an Agreement and Plan of Merger with Amazon, whereby Amazon will pay $42 per share in cash for each share of Whole Foods. Carmen Clark, 37, a six-year employee at a store in Mount Pleasant, South Carolina, said some workers worry that Amazon-led automation could lead to job cuts. [Full Article...]

Dem Loss in Georgia Underscores Party's Challenges

Dem Loss in Georgia Underscores Party's Challenges According to the Center for Responsive Politics, the campaigns in Georgia spent "a staggering $56.7 million" - easily overtaking a 2012 Florida special election that cost $29.5 million. Indeed, Trump was in campaign-mode Wednesday night in Iowa. - Trump gloats, Ossoff vows to fight -Trump's party also claimed victory in another congressional race Tuesday, in neighboring SC. [Full Article...]

Should the Democrats Replace Nancy Pelosi Just Because She's Extremely Unpopular?

Should the Democrats Replace Nancy Pelosi Just Because She's Extremely Unpopular? She said she feels "very confident" in the support she has from her caucus, but claimed ownership over the "timing" for her role as minority leader. And the most partisan Republicans loathe her as a symbol of big government; she pushes all their buttons and motivates them to vote. They sense, correctly, that Democrats in Congress have sought not just to oppose Trump from Day One, but hope to... [Full Article...]

Senate GOP leaders unveil bill to repeal Affordable Care Act

Federal Medicaid spending statewide is about $7 billion per year, with about $3 billion going to cover people from the expansion. Republican governors, like those in OH and Nevada, who expanded Medicaid slammed the House's version for rolling it back. [Full Article...]

Amazon is buying Whole Foods and grocery shopping may change forever

On the flip side, Amazon could use Whole Foods stores as pickup locations for deliveries, an option Amazon already offers in many cities by installing lockers at 7-Eleven and other retailers. "We'd like to see what we're buying", he said. "It is a tsunami that will shake up and change grocery retailing". The grocery industry hasn't been immune - old-line supermarket chain A&P went bankrupt... [Full Article...]

Summer off to hot start in Southwest

Summer off to hot start in Southwest Las Vegas hit 47.2 degrees late Tuesday afternoon, tying an official record that has been reached only three times in the city's history, the first in 1937 and the most recent four years ago. - On Monday, Stockton, California , saw a record high of 109 degrees and Lancaster in southern part of the state had 110 degrees. GREENE: That is Paul Iniguez. [Full Article...]

Fed Raises Interest Rate by a quarter point

The yuan is on a steadier footing amid tighter liquidity conditions now, and one foreign exchange trader believed that China refrained from raising rates because it did not want to establish a pattern of following the Fed. The unemployment rate is now at 4.3 percent, at - or even below - the level long considered to be full employment. But the Fed's forecasts are only predictions and are frequ... [Full Article...]

A new platform for Whole Foods? How deal could upend grocery

A new platform for Whole Foods? How deal could upend grocery When Walmart spent $310 million last Friday to acquire Bonobos - a high-end brand like Whole Foods - fans of the hip fashion brand were furious , saying it was "no longer cool". He's not alone in his concern, President Donald Trump apparently also harbors some Amazon antitrust anxiety. However, bringing down price alone will not guarantee Wal-Mart or other grocer's customers moving to Am... [Full Article...]

Amazon shares hit intraday high in wake of Whole Foods deal

Amazon shares hit intraday high in wake of Whole Foods deal Amazon plans to keep the high standards at Whole Foods, Mackey said, adding, "They're not stupid enough to go change that". It may not be evident on the surface but Amazon's buyout of Whole Foods could mark the Seattle company's next big step in automating how we buy things. [Full Article...]


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