Economia


Stocks indexes fall, dollar rises on rate-hike bets
- Agosto 20, 2016

European shares .STOXX fell 0.8 percent on the day and almost 2 percent for the week, their biggest weekly loss since mid-June. "I think we're due for a pause here as we look for greater clarity over the next couple of weeks", said Terry Sandven, chief equity strategist at U.S. (los mas...)
Premier Oil Turns to Profit, But Debt-Deal Talks Drag On Premier Oil Turns to Profit, But Debt-Deal Talks Drag On
- Agosto 20, 2016

Average production for the interim period totaled 61,000 barrels of oil per day versus 60.4 kboepd. As of 08:58 BSt shares in Premier Oil were 1.96% higher at 78.0p. "Our project portfolio has been expanded, positioning Premier for future growth at lower cost", Premier boss Tony Durrant said in a statement. Operating cash flow was US$108.7 million (2015 H1: US$513.0 million) and H1 operating costs of US$16.5/boe were 14 per cent below budget Premier said the weaker sterling exchange rate ... (los mas...)
Construction Finishes on the 1st US Offshore Wind Farm Construction Finishes on the 1st US Offshore Wind Farm
- Agosto 20, 2016

The executive tweeted out a photo of the moment when the last turbine blade was installed on 18 August (Thursday), offshore Rhode Island. Over the past several weeks, the teams have worked to install the turbines 30 miles off the coast of Rhode Island, and are expected to finish by the end of August 2016. (los mas...)
Wal-Mart raises profit forecast; shares rise Wal-Mart raises profit forecast; shares rise
- Agosto 19, 2016

It's melding online services with the stores - rolling out a mobile payment system to speed checkouts. More fulfillment centers and online grocery shopping were among the focal points . We're more pleased this quarter but continue to press and keep growing the business at an accelerated pace". Analysts had expected Wal-Mart to report earnings of $1.02 a share on $120.16 billion in revenue , according to a Thomson Reuters consensus estimate . (los mas...)
Another year of strong A-Level results at Lady Manners School Another year of strong A-Level results at Lady Manners School
- Agosto 19, 2016

Clearing will be an option for many, maybe because they didn't get the grades they wanted, or did better than they thought and for some, they simply changed their mind on their desired course or place of study. Congratulating students on their results, Siobhan Hook, Head of Sixth Form said: "These fantastic results are well-deserved by an extremely hard-working and able year group". (los mas...)
Critics: UK plan to cut child obesity lacks muscle
- Agosto 19, 2016

Urging food and drinks firms to act swiftly to cut sugar in their products, the government said almost a third of children aged 2 to 15 in Britain are already overweight or obese. "We are very disappointed about the omissions in the strategy", she said. The advertising industry has welcomed the Government's decision not to introduce a blanket ban on advertising unhealthy food and drink to children as part of its "childhood obesity strategy", claiming it has "already taken action" by ... (los mas...)
Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc. (NYSE:VRX) Upcoming Earnings: What matter for investors? Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc. (NYSE:VRX) Upcoming Earnings: What matter for investors?
- Agosto 18, 2016

But Koffler was critical of the company's 2016 guidance, calling it still "unrealistic" given the company's revenue decline and pressure to cut selling, general and administrative spending. closed its last trading session at $26.59 with the gain of 0.04%. There are now 347,535,000 shares in issue with a current share value of 26.6 giving Valeant Pharmaceuticals a market capitalisation of 9.24B Dollars. (los mas...)
Banks sign up to blockchain trial for processing currency trades Banks sign up to blockchain trial for processing currency trades
- Agosto 18, 2016

Cobalt DL , a fintech startup co-founded by former Traiana CEO Andrew Coyne and former Mako FX owner Adrian Patten, has commenced beta testing with a private peer-to-peer network that uses distributed ledger (blockchain technology) to significantly cut post-trade cost and risk. (los mas...)
Clinton up 9 points in Florida
- Agosto 18, 2016

Trump tells WKBT-TV in Wisconsin: "I am who I am". And with college-educated white voters in Virginia, Clinton beats Trump 53% to 37% - in Virginia in 2012, Romney won 54% of those voters. "If Team USA was as fearful as Trump , Michael Phelps and Simone Biles would be cowering in the locker room", she said in Warren, Michigan. Earlier, Trump held three events in Milwaukee, a city still reeling from violent protests after the death of Sylville Smith, 23. (los mas...)
Moving Focused Stocks: KeyCorp (NYSE:KEY) , Franklin Resources, Inc. (NYSE:BEN)
- Agosto 18, 2016

A month ago, they told us to expect earnings of US$1.4 per share while three months ago their EPS consensus estimate was US$1.41. The 12 stock analysts who cover the stock have an average PT at $49, with individual targets in the range of $44 to $53. (los mas...)
Truck Standards Deliver Big Savings
- Agosto 17, 2016

The sector makes up about 6% of overall US greenhouse-gas emissions. Major truck manufacturers and operators of large commercial fleets cautiously embraced federal standards released Tuesday requiring cuts in fuel usage of big trucks, one of the last in a long line of regulations President Barack Obama has issued over the past several years seeking to clamp down on greenhouse gas emissions across the USA economy. (los mas...)
German investor confidence rises but concerns remain
- Agosto 17, 2016

While the ZEW survey reflects the assessment of financial analysts, most economic forecasters prefer to look at business surveys-such as the purchasing managers index and the Ifo survey-to gauge the underlying strength of an economy. "The fact that the index is back in positive territory means that most investors now see German economic conditions improving in the next six months". (los mas...)
Defense says Pennsylvania official's aides leaked files, lied
- Agosto 16, 2016

Pennsylvania's attorney general blames her former top aides for the leak of grand jury material that embarrassed a rival. The jury got the case Monday afternoon. Steele highlighted numerous texts and telephone conversations between the attorney general and Morrow that the prosecutor said pointed to Kane's guilt. (los mas...)
En Diputados, la Nación defenderá los aumentos En Diputados, la Nación defenderá los aumentos
- Agosto 16, 2016

Sobre la presencia de Aranguren en el Congreso, destacó que le parece "un debate muy bueno, muy sano" y expresó que "ojalá De Vido, que preside la Comisión de Energía , participe del debate". "Para los usuarios vulnerables según indicadores socioeconómicos se establecerá una política de subsidios focalizados ( tarifa social ) que incluirá a los consumidores de gas licuado de petróleo ( gas en garrafas)", rezaba el acta de acuerdo. (los mas...)
CNTE bloquea oficinas de gobierno en Chiapas CNTE bloquea oficinas de gobierno en Chiapas
- Agosto 16, 2016

En tanto, el líder de los perredistas, Miguel Barbosa, consideró que con la liberación de los dirigentes centistas, Rubén Núñez y Francisco Villalobos , no existe ninguna razón para impedir que el próximo ciclo escolar 2016-2017 no inicie con normalidad en todo el país. (los mas...)
Dow, S&P 500, Nasdaq set fresh records as oil prices rise Dow, S&P 500, Nasdaq set fresh records as oil prices rise
- Agosto 16, 2016

The Nasdaq composite picked up 29.12 points, or 0.6 percent, to 5,262.02. They have more than halved since Britain's surprise vote in June to exit the European Union, having been up at 1.39 percent just before it. The pan-European FTSE 300 was edged up 0.1 percent. "Historically low mortgage rates, increased household formations and a firming labor market will help keep housing on an upward path during the rest of the year". (los mas...)
Judge Blocks Ohio Law Aimed at Defunding Planned Parenthood
- Agosto 16, 2016

Planned Parenthood stood to lose about $1.3 million in grants from Ohio's health department. That money is mostly federal and supports initiatives that provide HIV tests, cancer screenings and other prevention services. A recent bill signed by Ohio Governor John Kasich to defund planned parenthood was shot down by a federal judge on Friday. Barrett's decision Friday cites those arguments - as well as the discontinuation of Planned Parenthood's teenage counseling program on healthy ... (los mas...)
Hillary Clinton releases tax returns, blasts Trump for not doing so
- Agosto 14, 2016

They've donated 7.5% of their adjusted gross income to charity over the past decade, according to the campaign. The information, posted on the campaign website, shows that Ms Clinton paid a federal tax rate of 34.7 per cent and a local rate of 9 per cent in 2015. (los mas...)
Bolivia: Incidentes entre mineros y policía dejan 70 heridos Bolivia: Incidentes entre mineros y policía dejan 70 heridos
- Agosto 14, 2016

El ministro boliviano de Gobierno (Interior), Carlos Romero, dijo en una rueda de prensa que alrededor de "5.200 cooperativistas movilizados, fuertemente armados con dispositivos explosivos, dinamita" obstruyen el paso en once puntos de las rutas del país. (los mas...)
Nassib stumbles in start for Manning, Dolphins win 27-10 Nassib stumbles in start for Manning, Dolphins win 27-10
- Agosto 14, 2016

New York Giants coach Ben McAdoo is fond of saying the game is about the ball, which he always calls "The Duke". On Friday night, he completed his first four passes for 32 yards. There was some early excitement as McAdoo coached his first game, even if it's an exhibition game. The Dolphins had safety Shamiel Gary (neck), defensive end Julius Warmsley (concussion) and receiver Jakeem Grant (ribs) get nicked. (los mas...)