Economia


Chinese Hackers Accused of Insider Trading
- Diciembre 29, 2016

Hong, a resident of Macau, was arrested in Hong Kong on Sunday. The trespassing trio then used the tips to trade stocks of the companies pegged for acquisition to earn a nifty - but very illegal - $4 million in profits in less than two years, it is alleged. (los mas...)
Amazon reveals its top-selling product during 2016 holiday Amazon reveals its top-selling product during 2016 holiday
- Diciembre 28, 2016

Amazon shipped more than 1 billion items through its Amazon Prime membership program this holiday season, setting a company record and underscoring how powerful the e-tail juggernaut has become in the retail sector. It might also have helped sales this year that the Amazon Echo Dot, the Fire TV Stick, and the Fire tablet all priced at under $50 this year. Although you can buy nearly anything on Amazon.com, most people made a decision to buy an Echo Dot. (los mas...)
Donald Trump's Affair With The Media Houses
- Diciembre 28, 2016

The New York State attorney general's office says Donald Trump must freeze his plan to dismantle his charitable foundation because state prosecutors are probing whether the president-elect personally benefited from its spending. While there is evidence that the Trump Foundation has done a lot of good, there are also some questionable goings-on. The WWE also gave the Trump Foundation its second-biggest contribution - for $1 million - in 2009. (los mas...)
LeBron James: LeBron out, Irving in on Monday vs LeBron James: LeBron out, Irving in on Monday vs
- Diciembre 28, 2016

Harris finished with 21 points on the night to lead all scorers. Kyrie Irving scored 18 and had eight assists, Kevin Love tacked on 17 points and 14 rebounds, but the Cavs committed 22 turnovers and struggled without James to establish much offense. (los mas...)
Iraqi Popular Forces Repel Massive Attack by Daesh, Kill 30 Militants
- Diciembre 28, 2016

Abadi remains optimistic the global operation to eliminate ISIS from Iraq will be successful long before the US estimate, though the Iraqi prime minister had previously said the terror group would be removed from the region entirely by the end of 2016. (los mas...)
Oil edges further above $55 ahead of supply cut deal
- Diciembre 28, 2016

West Texas Intermediate for February delivery rose 20 cents to $53.22 a barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange at 11:50 a.m.in Dubai after climbing as much as 0.6 percent earlier. But Libya and Nigeria - which are exempt from reductions because conflict has curbed their output - have been increasing production. "Going into 2017, we expect that the premiums for light, sweet grades may be increasingly pressured as a result of the joint OPEC and non-OPEC output cut agreement which is ... (los mas...)
South Africa v Sri Lanka: Vernon Philander takes three as visitors struggle South Africa v Sri Lanka: Vernon Philander takes three as visitors struggle
- Diciembre 28, 2016

Herath took nine wickets and was man of the match when Sri Lanka gained their only previous Test win in South Africa, in Durban in 2011/12. Philander and Abbott bowled accurately in helpful conditions to dismiss Sri Lanka's top order, before captain Angelo Mathews made a patient 39. (los mas...)
Italian government to pump €6.5bn into failing bank Monte dei Paschi
- Diciembre 28, 2016

The figure is well above the 5 billion euros that Monte dei Paschi had set as its capital increase goal, due to the fact that its capital position has deteriorated in the past month, apparently as customers withdrew deposits. Chief executive Marco Morelli had travelled the world looking for investors to back the bank's reorganisation plan, which included a share sale, a debt-for-equity swap and the sale of €28 billion of soured loans. (los mas...)
Prat Gay, echado: Prat Gay, echado: "Había diferencias muy concretas en el funcionamiento del equipo"
- Diciembre 28, 2016

Lo hizo de manera autocelebratoria. Pasado el mediodía, desde la Casa Rosada, con el Presidente y su familia instados en el exclusivo country Cumelén, en Villa La Angostura, fue el jefe de Gabinete el encargado de hacer el anuncio de una renuncia que se veía venir. (los mas...)
Amazon 'Give Back Box' will benefit Goodwill Amazon 'Give Back Box' will benefit Goodwill
- Diciembre 27, 2016

Pack Your Box: Fill the box with clothing, accessories and household goods you no longer need and print your free shipping label from GiveBackBox.com. All the presents have been unwrapped, paper and bags put away, but what about all those empty boxes? Collect your used, empty Amazon boxes. The storm was one of the strongest to hit the Philippines since Typhoon Haiyan left more than 7,300 people dead or missing and displaced over 5 million in 2014. (los mas...)
Pdvsa confirma que Citgo está 100% hipotecada — VENEZUELA
- Diciembre 26, 2016

El LAHT difundió la información basándose en un supuesto documento oficial filtrado por Redd Intelligence . La hipoteca quedó en evidencia por una declaración del Código Comercial Uniforme de Delaware (UCC en inglés) a favor de Rosneft Trading SA por PDV Holding Inc., la cual fue expuesta en la investigación. (los mas...)
Pérez Abad: Banco Bicentenario dispensará efectivo en taquillas este sábado Pérez Abad: Banco Bicentenario dispensará efectivo en taquillas este sábado
- Diciembre 26, 2016

Asimismo comento que la plataforma tecnológica del Banco Bicentenario ha venido mejorando, aunque se ha duplicado el uso del dinero plástico , lo cual produce alto congestionamiento y puede generar en ocasiones algunas fallas. En una semana funcionarán con normalidad, dijo. Por otra parte, el diputado a la Asamblea Nacional por la Mesa de la Unidad Democrática (MUD), José Guerra, aseguró ante los medios, que no ha comenzado la distribución de billetes de 500 bolívares en las entidades ... (los mas...)
Israel summons United States ambassador, considers 'plan of action' against UN Israel summons United States ambassador, considers 'plan of action' against UN
- Diciembre 26, 2016

The decision to abstain from vote was one of the biggest American rebukes of its long-standing ally in recent memory and marked a final chapter in the icy relations between Netanyahu and Obama over the last eight years. Israeli officials then accused Obama of colluding with the Palestinians in a "shameful move" against the Jewish state. Trump, who takes office on January 20, took the extraordinary step by a United States president-elect of personally intervening in a sensitive foreign policy ... (los mas...)
A partir de enero aumenta la nafta A partir de enero aumenta la nafta
- Diciembre 26, 2016

El Gobierno y las empresas petroleras decidieron darle un regalo de navidad a los argentinos y acordaron aplicar un aumento del 8% promedio al precio de la nafta durante la primera quincena del 2017. En la reunión entre el ministro de Energía, Juan José Aranguren y las petroleras, también se abordó la convergencia del precio internacional del petróleo con el local, que se hará entre enero y junio. (los mas...)
Crudo venezolano cerró la semana en 45,27 dólares
- Diciembre 25, 2016

El despacho energético señala que entre los motivos del cierre en alza del petróleo está " la expectativa de que importantes países productores se sumarán al acuerdo global para reducir la producción de petróleo a fin de estabilizar el mercado petrolero, continúa siendo el factor determinante en estas alzas de precios ". (los mas...)
State Farm warns homeowners about the 12 fire horrors of the holidays
- Diciembre 25, 2016

Sadly it's also the time of year when fires are likely to occur due to holiday lighting. Water the tree daily so it does not dry up, and make sure the tree is secure so it won't fall down easily. In December, 11 percent of home candle fires began with decorations, compared to 4 percent the rest of the year. Read manufacturer's instructions for number of LED strands to connect. (los mas...)
GM Is Fined Over Pricing in China GM Is Fined Over Pricing in China
- Diciembre 25, 2016

President-elect Donald Trump of a more confrontational approach to the world's second-biggest economy. Shanghai GM, in which GM holds a 49-per cent stake and SAIC 51 per cent, is GM's largest joint venture in the world's largest auto market, while SAIC is China's largest auto maker by sales. (los mas...)
Deutsche Bank and Credit Suisse agree $12.5bn fines with US
- Diciembre 25, 2016

The fine will cut Deutsche Bank's pretax profit by $1.2 billion this quarter and remain a drag on its earnings for years, as the firm dips into its cash reserves. Deutsche shares rose 4% today to €18.44 as investors breathed a sigh of relief. The bank's shares have been pummelled on stock markets during 2016 over fears about its financial position. (los mas...)
Frontera con Venezuela seguirá abierta durante las fiestas navideñas Frontera con Venezuela seguirá abierta durante las fiestas navideñas
- Diciembre 25, 2016

En ese sentido, la cancillería detalló que estarán abiertos el Puente Internacional Simón Bolívar, que une a la ciudad de Cúcuta con San Antonio, el Francisco de Paula Santander, entre Cúcuta y Ureña y el José Antonio Páez, entre el Arauca y la localidad de Guasdalito. (los mas...)
U.S. military site return in Okinawa announced U.S. military site return in Okinawa announced
- Diciembre 24, 2016

A post-World War II treaty allows a buildup of US defense facilities and forces on the islands of Okinawa, Japanese territory in the East China Sea. "One wrong move could have led to a disaster involving residents", said the resolution, which demanded the removal of both the controversial aircraft and the U.S. (los mas...)