Category Archives: INICIO

Brazil’s Temer Says Embraer Will Remain Under Brazilian Control

By | diciembre 25, 2017

    SÃO PAULO—Brazil’s government would welcome new investment in Brazilian aircraft maker Embraer SA, but won’t permit a change in control of the company, Brazilian President Michel Temer said Friday. Embraer and Boeing confirmed Thursday that they have discussed a plan for the U.S. company to buy the smaller Brazilian aircraft maker. The combination would fortify Boeing… Read More »

Coinbase suspends bitcoin cash, investigates insider trading

By | diciembre 25, 2017

Coinbase, one of the most popular US cryptocurrency exchanges, is investigating allegations of insider trading on its platform in the hours before the company announced it would enable purchases of the bitcoin spinoff known as bitcoin cash. Bitcoin cash surged in the hours before the San Francisco-based company’s announcement, while bitcoin prices tumbled the most in two months. Bitcoin… Read More »

A Phone Call, Then Audits: Mexico Corruption Fighter Hits a Nerve

By | diciembre 25, 2017

  MEXICO CITY—The telephone call came shortly after Claudio X. González said in a speech that Mexico’s president belonged in a corruption “hall of infamy” because his indifference to fighting graft had allowed it to thrive. On the line, an angry top government official let Mr. González know just how “offended” President Enrique Peña Nieto’s administration was over… Read More »

8@eight: ASX set for negative start after tepid night on Wall St

By | diciembre 25, 2017

Despite news during the New York session that the United States Congress had pushed through the long-touted tax reform plan, the markets showed very little enthusiasm on the day. Given how much this topic had dominated the news cycles over the past months and further the speculative optimism the mere plan had engendered, some may be taken aback… Read More »

U.S. Backs Re-Election of Honduran President

By | diciembre 25, 2017

  The U.S. government backed the re-election of Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernández on Friday, despite objections from the Organization of American States, which had called for a new election after its election observers had found widespread irregularities. Honduras, one of the poorest and most violent nations in Latin America, has been racked by political unrest and violent… Read More »

Which bubble? Ratings agency Moody’s isn’t worried about Australian house prices

By | diciembre 25, 2017

A widening chasm between housing prices and rental cost could be a sign that a correction is right around the corner. The biggest chasm can now be found in Norway. That’s the finding of a study of 20 advanced economies by Moody’s Investors Service looking at the dynamic between house prices and what it defines as a market… Read More »

Syrian Baby Hit in Airstrike Becomes Symbol of Humanitarian Campaign

By | diciembre 25, 2017

  A social-media campaign gaining steam aims to draw attention to the worsening humanitarian situation in Syria by asking people to tweet a photo of themselves covering one eye in solidarity with a three-month-old Syrian boy who lost an eye in a regime airstrike. Britain’s ambassador to the United Nations, Lebanon’s prime minister, a Turkish parliamentarian and a… Read More »

Is that champagne in your sorbet? Prove it, court tells Aldi

By | diciembre 25, 2017

In a fight that pitted champagne producers against supermarket chain Aldi, the European Union Court of Justice ruled on Wednesday that the retailer can sell its Champagner Sorbet — but only if it can prove that champagne is a distinct part of its flavour. The German discounter has built its customer base on private labels. The sorbet appeared… Read More »

Separatist Win in Catalonia Extends Political Turbulence

By | diciembre 25, 2017

  BARCELONA—The victory by separatists in Catalonia will embolden pro-independence groups to continue their push for secession from Spain, prolonging the country’s political crisis and pressuring the Rajoy government to find a way to avert another showdown with the restive region. In a vote for Catalonia’s regional assembly, pro-independence parties won a majority of seats, taking 70 out… Read More »

Apple admits it slows your iPhone down as the battery gets older

By | diciembre 25, 2017

Apple is taking heat for a discovery about old iPhones: As their batteries age, Apple’s software slows them down. The phenomenon, discovered by Reddit members and acknowledged Wednesday by Apple, throws gasoline onto a long-standing conspiracy theory that iPhones slow to crawl as a sly way to convince us to buy new ones. Play Video Don’t Play Bitcoin… Read More »